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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Formerly Bed·loe's Island (bĕdˈlōz)Liberty Island An island of southeast New York in Upper New York Bay southwest of Manhattan. The Statue of Liberty was placed on the island in 1885, using the star-shaped Fort Wood (built in 1841) as a base. Congress officially renamed the island in 1956.

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  • proper n. A small uninhabited island in New York Harbor, the location of the Statue of Liberty

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an island in New York Bay to the southwest of Manhattan where the Statue of Liberty stands


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  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, lives with his wife, Debbie, in a small brick house on Liberty Island, which is almost 15 acres.

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  • The waves smack you against the rocky Liberty Island shore.

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  • NYC Swim hosts 10 competitive races a year, including a Brooklyn Bridge Swim (entry fee: as much as $145), a lap around Liberty Island ($250) or the 28.5-mile Manhattan Island Marathon Swim ($1,775—this includes what had better be one hell of an after-party).

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  • National Park Rangers will remain on site to provide interpretation to Statue of Liberty visitors, most of whom tour only the outdoor grounds of Liberty Island, with only a small percentage securing a reservation for entry into the monument.

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  • It will be closed the following day as work commences; however, Liberty Island will remain open during the project and views of Lady Liberty will remain largely unobstructed during the year-long upgrade to the statue's interior.

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  • The Statue of Liberty National Monument will close after its 125th anniversary, Oct 28 for a year-long renovation, but Liberty Island will be open to visitors, who will be able to have unobstructed views of America's icon of freedom.

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  • Why don't you take a *** in Fiorello LaGuardia's hat and feed it to Joe DiMaggio's crying ghost on Liberty Island, you son of a *****!

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  • Further and further down the rabbit hole went the interview, until finally Dave, who tends to latch on to things and not let go, reiterated his theory that "Liberty State Park is on Liberty Island."

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  • He grabs hold of the side and you head back for Liberty Island.

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  • Joyful to see Olivia alive, he merges the two universes on Liberty Island, where the machines are held, to act as a gateway where they can work together to save both universes.

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