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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Independence  \In`de*pend"ence\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  ind['e]pendance.] 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  independent;  freedom  from 
  dependence;  exemption  from  reliance  on  or  control  by 
  others  self-subsistence  or  maintenance;  direction  of 
  one's  own  affairs  without  interference. 
 
  Let  fortune  do  her  worst,  .  .  .  as  long  as  she  never 
  makes  us  lose  our  honesty  and  our  independence. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Sufficient  means  for  a  comfortable  livelihood. 
 
  {Declaration  of  Independence}  (Amer.  Hist.),  the  declaration 
  of  the  Congress  of  the  Thirteen  United  States  of  America, 
  on  the  4th  of  July,  1776,  by  which  they  formally  declared 
  that  these  colonies  were  free  and  independent  States,  not 
  subject  to  the  government  of  Great  Britain. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  independence 
  n  1:  freedom  from  control  or  influence  of  another  or  others  [syn: 
  {independency}] 
  2:  the  successful  ending  of  the  American  Revolution;  "they 
  maintained  close  relations  with  England  even  after 
  independence" 
  3:  a  city  in  western  Missouri;  the  beginning  of  the  Santa  Fe 
  Trail  [syn:  {Independence}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Independence,  CA 
  Zip  code(s):  93526 
  Independence,  IA  (city,  FIPS  38100) 
  Location:  42.46805  N,  91.89099  W 
  Population  (1990):  5972  (2480  housing  units) 
  Area:  8.7  sq  km  (land),  0.3  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50644 
  Independence,  KS  (city,  FIPS  33875) 
  Location:  37.23152  N,  95.71385  W 
  Population  (1990):  9942  (4735  housing  units) 
  Area:  11.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67301 
  Independence,  KY  (city,  FIPS  39142) 
  Location:  38.95442  N,  84.54735  W 
  Population  (1990):  10444  (3686  housing  units) 
  Area:  42.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  41051 
  Independence,  LA  (town,  FIPS  37025) 
  Location:  30.63547  N,  90.50506  W 
  Population  (1990):  1632  (700  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  70443 
  Independence,  MI 
  Zip  code(s):  48346,  48348 
  Independence,  MN  (city,  FIPS  30842) 
  Location:  45.02205  N,  93.70519  W 
  Population  (1990):  2822  (971  housing  units) 
  Area:  84.4  sq  km  (land),  5.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Independence,  MO  (city,  FIPS  35000) 
  Location:  39.08934  N,  94.35341  W 
  Population  (1990):  112301  (48262  housing  units) 
  Area:  202.5  sq  km  (land),  0.3  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  64050,  64052,  64053,  64055,  64056,  64057,  64058 
  Independence,  OH  (city,  FIPS  37240) 
  Location:  41.38032  N,  81.64151  W 
  Population  (1990):  6500  (2424  housing  units) 
  Area:  24.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  44131 
  Independence,  OR  (city,  FIPS  36150) 
  Location:  44.85534  N,  123.19249  W 
  Population  (1990):  4425  (1539  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.5  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  97351 
  Independence,  VA  (town,  FIPS  39528) 
  Location:  36.62284  N,  81.15101  W 
  Population  (1990):  988  (495  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  24348 
  Independence,  WI  (city,  FIPS  36800) 
  Location:  44.36216  N,  91.41931  W 
  Population  (1990):  1041  (463  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  54747 
  Independence,  WV 
  Zip  code(s):  26374 




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