Pronunciation: (in"di-pen'duns),[key] —n. 1. Also,independency.the state or quality of being independent.
2. freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others.
3. Archaic.a competency.
Pronunciation: (in"di-pen'duns),[key] —n. 1. a city in W Missouri: starting point of the Santa Fe and Oregon trails. 111,806.
2. a town in SE Kansas. 10,598.