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- proper n. A very large statue in New York harbor considered emblematic of the United States and its attractiveness to voluntary immigrants.
- n. A Statue of Liberty play, which involves a fake in which the quarterback assumes a pose like that of the statue.
- n. A pattern where the props are thrown from one hand to the other in a circular motion, with one hand raised significantly above the other.
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- n. a large monumental statue symbolizing liberty on Liberty Island in New York Bay
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Horse cars really ran where Si rode them; El stations actually were located where he got on and off trains; the things he saw in the lobby of the old Astor House were really there; quotations from newspapers he read are verbatim; and the arm of the Statue of Liberty did indeed stand in Madison Square, a truth that especially pleases me.
From her I was released into the care of a navy-blue-suited flunkey, who delivered me to the meeting room with views across to Jersey City one way and the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island the other.
I accepted under great pressure the invitation to deliver the oration at the unveiling of the Bartholdi Statue of Liberty in New York harbor, because the time was so short, only a few days.
Not to mention that the sidewalks were full of people dressed in green foam Statue of Liberty crowns, George W. Bush masks, and red-white-and-blue umbrella hats.
Spearheading Showtime with his speed, the unique ability to score with either hand and play above the rim, the last four minutes of the first half was a clinic in his trademark Statue of Liberty dunks, swooping finger rolls and quick spin moves.
I wouldn't have been surprised if it had vanished during the instant I'd looked away, but there it was still, solidly and impossibly there: The erect right arm of the Statue of Liberty was standing on the west side of Madison Square holding the lighted torch of liberty high above the surrounding trees.
IT TOWERED like a god above the mouth of Mandraki harbor, the main port of the island state of Rhodes, much like the Statue of Liberty does today in New York.
Rebecca Gayheart was first to make seven, so she won the grand prize: a parasailing jaunt over the Statue of Liberty on her next trip east.
After the slow docking and a few hours of sleep there was a last breakfast, a welcome from the Statue of Liberty herself, and the docks of Brooklyn Harbor.