The Liberty Bell


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the famous bell of the Philadelphia State House, which rang when the Continental Congress declared the Independence of the United States, in 1776. It had been cast in 1753, and upon it were the words "Proclaim liberty throughout all the land, to all the inhabitants thereof."

See also: Bell

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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