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noun, often capitalized may·pole \ˈmā-ˌpōl\

Simple Definition of maypole

  • : a tall pole decorated with ribbons and flowers that forms a center for the spring festival held on May 1

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of maypole

  1. :  a tall flower-wreathed pole forming a center for May Day sports and dances

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