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English definition of “maypole”


noun [C]     /ˈmeɪ.pəʊl/ US  /-poʊl/
a tall pole with long ribbons (= narrow strips of cloth ) attached to the top of it, the ends of which people hold as they dance around the pole on the first of MayPoles, rods, shafts and sticksObjects and decorations connected with celebrations
(Definition of maypole noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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