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liberty US English

The state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one’s way of life, behavior, or political views

liberties in liberty US English

An instance of this; a right or privilege, especially a statutory one

Liberty in liberty US English

The personification of liberty as a female figure

Statue of Liberty US English

A statue at the entrance to New York Harbor, a symbol of welcome to immigrants, representing a draped female figure carrying a book of laws in her left hand and holding aloft a torch in her right. Dedicated in 1886, it was designed by Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi and was the gift of the French, commemorating the alliance of France and the US during the American Revolution

liberty US Thesaurus

personal liberty

at liberty US English

Not imprisoned

liberty act US English

A circus act performed by riderless horses.

liberty boy US English

Chiefly with capital initial in the first element. A member of a disorderly gang of weavers from the Coombe area of Dublin. Now historical.

liberty cap US English

A common small European toadstool that has a grayish-brown cap with a distinct boss and a long thin stem, containing the hallucinogen psilocybin

liberty day US English

A day on which part of a ship's crew has leave to go ashore.

liberty man US English

A sailor with leave to go ashore

neo-Liberty US English

A movement or style in architecture and design originating in Italy in the 1950s as a revival of art nouveau and in reaction to the functional International style.

civil liberty US English

The state of being subject only to laws established for the good of the community, especially with regard to freedom of action and speech

Liberty Bell US English

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)

liberty boat US English

A boat carrying sailors who have leave to go on shore

Liberty Bond US English

Any of a series of interest-bearing war bonds issued by the U.S. government in 1917–18.

Liberty Corps US English

(In Dublin) a working-class volunteer militia led by James Napper Tandy (1737–1803).

Liberty Hall US English

A place where one may do as one likes

liberty horse US English

A horse that performs in a circus without a rider

Liberty Loan US English

A loan raised by the Russian provisional government in 1917 following the February Revolution.

Liberty Party US English

Any of various parties supporting or fighting for liberty; specifically (in the United States) a political party which campaigned for the abolition of slavery (now historical).

liberty pole US English

A tall mast or staff with a Phrygian cap or other symbol of liberty on the top.

Liberty print US English

Any of the intricate (often floral) decorative patterns produced or sold by Liberty; a fabric having such a pattern.

Liberty ship US English

A prefabricated US-built freighter of World War II

Liberty style US English

The style characteristic of articles produced by Liberty; specifically (especially with reference to Italy) art nouveau.

liberty tree US English

Sometimes with the. The name given to a tree in Boston from which effigies were hung during protests against the Stamp Act in 1765.

liberty bodice US English

A girl’s or woman’s close-fitting sleeveless bodice made from thick cotton, formerly worn as a warm undergarment

Liberty Island US English

An island in New York Bay, off Jersey City in New Jersey, site (since 1885) of the Statue of Liberty

liberty ticket US English

A document declaring that a sailor has leave to go ashore.

natural liberty US English

The freedom which a person or animal possesses in nature; specifically the state in which human beings are free to act as they think fit, unhindered by laws or regulatory social structures.

cap of liberty US English

A soft conical cap given to Roman slaves on their emancipation and often used as a republican symbol in more recent times

Liberty Volunteers US English

Any of various volunteer groups or militias formed to promote or defend liberty.

personal liberty US English

The freedom of an individual to act as he or she wishes.

take the liberty US English

Venture to do something without first asking permission

liberty of the subject US English

The rights of a subject under constitutional rule

Statue of Liberty play US English

A trick play in which a ballcarrier takes the ball from the quarterback, who is poised as if to make a forward pass

take the liberty in liberty US English

Venture to do something without first asking permission

at liberty in liberty US Thesaurus

he was at liberty for three months

take the liberty in liberty US Thesaurus

may I take the liberty to order champagne?

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