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Statue of Liberty


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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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  • It depicts a place that's sort of like New York, except the Statue of Liberty is a man (as it should be, clearly) and the flag is flying backwards (ominous) and there are a lot of birds (spooky) and instead of holding a tablet along with a torch, this Gentleman Liberty holds what looks like a harpoon.

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  • The Statue of Liberty was a symbol of the promise and paradox of American liberty to anarchist activist Emma Goldman.

    JWA / Discover / Jewish American Heritage Month

  • Because the Statue of Liberty has been a beacon of hope and freedom for generations of European immigrants who dreamed of a place where they could be free to pursue life, liberty, and happiness, and raise their families with dignity, in the same spirit that their LGBT grandchildren and great-grandchildren do today as they pursue the right to legal recognition of their families through equal marriage.

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  • “The Statue of Liberty is the color of money,” he told her on a Saturday.

    Dumb Luck

  • The Statue of Liberty was a "gift" from that most hated of all peoples, the French!

    Eric Williams: Flag Hags

  • I'm assuming the Statue of Liberty is the tiny protruberance on the distant left*.

    Sunset with statue.

  • We also built Notre Dame and Le Tour Eiffel and the Statue of Liberty, which is REALLY useless... and why?

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Only a few lines miss their mark, however, and the dialogue ranges from clever to forgivably pandering - one character calls the Statue of Liberty “You magnificent slut!”

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  • But we know that the Statue of Liberty is a tremendous symbol of freedom, a tremendous symbol of hope and, of course, one of New York City's greatest attractions.

    CNN Transcript Aug 7, 2004

  • The shot of the Statue of Liberty, which is -- you could see so clearly of what was the World Trade Center.

    CNN Transcript Sep 14, 2001


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