- n a vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day
- While Wrestling is wrestling with his soul, Sir Gower and his sinful kind are having one of their maypole dances on Merry Mount.
- Next at Addis Ababa came the paganistic maypole ritual with which Ethiopians every year open the dry season, their season of battle.
- The women are drawn to the God, "the black maypole," on the mountain, which now is scourged to the north by fire from the camps.
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- Dance around the Maypole at Geneva’s Midsummer Festival
You don't have to be Scandinavian to enjoy the 103rd annual Swedish Day Midsummer Festival, but it helps if you have a healthy appreciation for such traditions as Maypole raising, Swedish meatballs, folk music and dancing.
June 10, 2013 - Daily Herald
- Stewart Brand in San Francisco Chronicle
It's the maypole. All the rest is just dancing around it,Brand says. "The clock already exists in people's minds -- partly because it's an amazing idea and partly because they quickly realize we're serious about building the damn thing....