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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The first known use of Statue of Liberty was in 1887

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“Statue of Liberty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Statue%20of%20Liberty. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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