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Frederick Douglass U.S. abolitionist and orator, who served as an adviser to President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War (b. 1818--d. 1895).
Frederick Olmsted U.S. park designer considered the founder of American landscape architecture, whose achievements include New York City's Central Park and major U.S. national parks; born Frederick Law Olmsted (b.1822--d.1903)
Fred Toyosaburo Korematsu an American of Japanese descent who, during World War II, was one of only a few Japanese-Americans to openly defy the relocation orders of the U.S. Government. Korematsu was arrested and sent to an internment center in 1942, and his challenge to the constitutionality of forced relocation was ruled against by the Supreme Court in 1944 in Korematsu v. United States (b.1919--d.2005).
-free not containing or taking in; without. [2 definitions]
free being without hindrance or constraint; not enslaved or imprisoned. [20 definitions]
free agent a professional athlete, such as a baseball player, who is free to contract to play for any team.
free and easy casual and unconstrained.
free-associate to participate in free association.
free association a psychoanalytic technique for discovering repressed thoughts and emotions, in which the patient talks spontaneously about whatever comes to mind. [2 definitions]
freebase a refined form of cocaine for smoking. [2 definitions]
freebie (informal) something given or received free, such as a theater ticket.
freeboard the distance on a cargo ship between the water line and the highest watertight deck or the upper edge of the side of the hull. [2 definitions]
freebooter one who plunders, esp. at sea; pirate.
freeborn born free rather than in slavery or captivity. [2 definitions]
free city a city having its own sovereign government under international control.
freedman one who has been released from slavery.
freedom liberty from imprisonment or enslavement. [9 definitions]
freedom fighter a person who participates in armed rebellion against an established government, with the expressed aim of freeing the people from oppression.
freedom of the press the right to publish newspapers, magazines, books, and the like without governmental interference or censorship.
Freedom Ride any of the bus trips taken by civil rights activists in the 1960s which served to highlight and challenge racial discrimination in the U.S.
Freedom Rider any of the American civil rights activists who participated in the Freedom Rides, which highlighted and challenged racial discrimination in the United States in the early 1960s. Freedom Riders made bus trips through southern states, demonstrating that public facilities that should have been desegregated according to law were not in fact desegregated. Freedom Riders encountered intense violence along their journeys and many suffered arrest by the police.