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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a box where voters deposit their ballots;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ballot \Bal"lot\ (b[a^]l"l[u^]t), n. [F. ballotte, fr. It. ballotta. See Ball round body.] [1913 Webster] 1. Originally, a ball used for secret voting. Hence: Any printed or written ticket used in voting. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of secret voting, whether by balls, written or printed ballots or tickets, or by use of a voting machine; the system of voting secretly. [1913 Webster +PJC] The insufficiency of the ballot. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] 3. The whole number of votes cast at an election, or in a given territory or electoral district. [1913 Webster] 4. the official list of candidates competing in an election. There are no women on the ballot. [1913 Webster] Ballot box, (a) a box for receiving ballots. (b) the act, process or system of voting secretly; same as ballot[2]. "The question will be resolved by the ballot box." [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ballot box n 1: a box where voters deposit their ballots