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polling place

a place at or in which votes in an election are cast.
Origin of polling place
1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And every polling-place is an island of immunity in the sea of political excitement.

    The Boss and the Machine Samuel P. Orth
  • At noon Ben and Phil strolled to the polling-place to watch the progress of the first election under negro rule.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • Roosevelt found a group of his friends at the polling-place.

  • No hustings without speechifying—no polling-place without swilling.

  • On election morning they came to the polling-place with a ballot in one hand, and a pick, a sledge, or a drill in the other.

  • I wish you would be at the polling-place to shake hands with your voters as they come up.

    My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The voter, in the seclusion of a booth at the polling-place, had to pick his party's candidates from the numerous columns.

    The Boss and the Machine Samuel P. Orth
  • It was necessary to pass rigorous laws against vote buying and selling, and to clear the polling-place of all partizan soliciting.

    The Boss and the Machine Samuel P. Orth
  • The relief of shooting along chill stretches of November road from polling-place to polling-place was indescribable.

    Mountain Clement Wood
  • The State provided the polling-place, but the candidate or the party provided the printed ballot.

    The New Nation Frederic L. Paxson

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