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Meaning of Sons of Liberty

Sons' of Lib'erty

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— Amer. Hist. Amer. Hist.
  1. any of several patriotic societies, originally secret, that opposed the Stamp Act and thereafter supported moves for American independence.
  2. (during the Civil War) a secret society of Copperheads.
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