Meaning of “totem pole” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “totem pole” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"totem pole" in American English

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totem polenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtoʊ·t̬əm ˌpoʊl/

a wooden pole with symbols cut or painted on it which is connected esp. with American Indians of the Northwest

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