Definition of non-slaveholding in US English:

non-slaveholding

adjective

US
historical
  • Of a state: in which slave-holding is not practised or is illegal; (of a person) not owning a slave or slaves.

Origin

Early 19th century. From non- + slave-holding.

Pronunciation

non-slaveholding

/nɒnˈsleɪvˌhəʊldɪŋ/