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polling place

noun
1.
a place at or in which votes in an election are cast.
Origin of polling place
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35
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  • What is the usual location of the polling place in your ward or precinct?

    Government in the United States

    James Wilford Garner
  • Twice as many official ballots are provided for every polling place as there are registered voters in the district.

    Citizenship Emma Guy Cromwell
  • Men and women without regard to race, color or social condition, must take their turn exactly alike at the polling place.

    Citizenship Emma Guy Cromwell
  • The very atmosphere of a polling place was a stench in the nostrils of decent men.

    The Sins of the Father

    Thomas Dixon
  • They were just nearing a polling place when a heavy truck came careening around a corner.

    Police Your Planet Lester del Rey

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