Australian ballot

noun

: an official ballot printed at public expense on which the names of all the candidates and proposals appear and which is distributed only at the polling place and marked in secret

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Australian ballot was in 1860

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“Australian ballot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Australian%20ballot. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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