Statue of Liberty

noun phrase

Definition of Statue of Liberty

1 : a large copper statue of a woman holding a torch aloft in her right hand located on Liberty Island in New York harbor
2 : a trick play in football in which the ballcarrier takes the ball from the raised hand of a teammate who is faking a pass

First Known Use of Statue of Liberty

1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Statue of Liberty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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