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also may·pole  (mā′pōl′)
A pole decorated with streamers that those celebrating May Day hold while dancing.


a tall pole fixed upright in an open space during May-Day celebrations, around which people dance holding streamers attached at its head



n. (often l.c.)
a pole, decorated with flowers and ribbons, around which people dance on May Day.
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Noun1.Maypole - a vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Daymaypole - a vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
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[ˈmeɪpəʊl] Nmayo m


[ˈmeɪpəʊl] nmât m enrubanné (autour duquel on danse)


(mei) noun
the fifth month of the year, the month following April.
May Day
the first day of May, an especially socialist holiday or festival in many countries.
ˈmaypole noun
a decorated pole for dancing round on May Day.
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