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Liberty Bell

Syllabification: Lib·er·ty Bell

Definition of Liberty Bell in English:

noun

A bell in Philadelphia first rung on July 8, 1776, to celebrate the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. It bears the legend “Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof” (Leviticus 25:10).

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