Liberty Island


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Lib·er·ty Island

 (lĭb′ər-tē)
An island of southeast New York in Upper New York Bay southwest of Manhattan. The Statue of Liberty was placed on the island in 1886, using the star-shaped Fort Wood (built in 1841) as a base. Originally called Bedloe's Island, it was officially renamed Liberty Island in 1956.

Liberty Island

n
(Placename) a small island in upper New York Bay: site of the Statue of Liberty. Area: 5 hectares (12 acres). Former name (until 1956): Bedloe's Island

Lib′erty Is′land


n.
a small island in upper New York Bay: site of the Statue of Liberty. Formerly, Bedloe's Island.
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Noun1.Liberty Island - an island in New York Bay to the southwest of Manhattan where the Statue of Liberty standsLiberty Island - an island in New York Bay to the southwest of Manhattan where the Statue of Liberty stands; "Congress officially changed the name from Bedloe's Island to Liberty Island in 1956"
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
New York Bay - a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River
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Lady LIBERTY The $70m construction on Liberty Island in New York Harbour is part of a greater beautification plan for the area, with fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg announced as godmother for the project.
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