Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

polling place

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a place at or in which votes in an election are cast.
Show More

Origin of polling place

First recorded in 1825–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for polling place

Historical Examples

  • Roosevelt found a group of his friends at the polling-place.

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands

    H. Hagedorn.

  • And every polling-place is an island of immunity in the sea of political excitement.

  • 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

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

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

    The New Nation

    Frederic L. Paxson