liberty pole

noun

Definition of liberty pole

: a tall flagstaff surmounted by a liberty cap or the flag of a republic and set up as a symbol of liberty

First Known Use of liberty pole

1769, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of liberty pole was in 1769

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“Liberty pole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liberty%20pole. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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