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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

liberty US Thesaurus

personal liberty

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

at liberty US English

Not imprisoned

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 man US English

A sailor with leave to go ashore

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 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 ship US English

A prefabricated US-built freighter of World War II

Liberty Hall New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

place where one may do as one likes

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

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

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

at liberty in liberty US English

Not imprisoned

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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