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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.
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(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
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a small island in upper New York Bay: site of the Statue of Liberty. Formerly, Bedloe's Island.
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|Noun||1.||Liberty 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"|
New York Bay - a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River
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