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lib'erty pole"




1. Also called lib'erty tree". Amer. Hist.a pole or tree, often with a liberty cap or a banner at the top, usually located on a village green or in a market square, used by the Sons of Liberty in many colonial towns as a symbol of protest against British rule and around which anti-British rallies were held.
2. a tall flagpole, traditionally with a liberty cap at the top, serving as a symbol of liberty.

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