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Miley Cyrus tattoos and their meaning

Miley Cyrus has many tattoos on her body. It is believed that there are at least 20 on her body. Nine of them are located on her right arm.

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The anchor on her inner wrist represents something safe and secure for Miley. She got this tattoo whilst in Brazil on the Corazon Gitano tour in2011.

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A dreamcatcher was also inked as a tribute to her deceased dog named Floyd. It is believed in native American culture that the dreamcatcher only lets good dreams in and keeps the bad ones out. The Cyrus family has part Cherokee roots.

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A dreamcatcher was also inked as a tribute to her deceased dog named Floyd. It is believed in native American culture that the dreamcatcher only lets good dreams in and keeps the bad ones out. The Cyrus family has part Cherokee roots.

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Ex-fiance Liam Hemsworth and Miley have matching tattoos on their ankles of bright sugar skulls. This signifies the Day of the Dead which is a Mexican holiday.

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The tattoo on the inner right arm of Miley is a curved tooth bone which can be from a cat or any other animal. The one on the left reads, Love Never Dies carved in February 2012.

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On her fingers are several tattoos such as the evil eye on the knuckle of her right hand index finger.

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On her fingers are several tattoos such as the evil eye on the knuckle of her right hand index finger.

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The little heart on her right pinkie finger was done in September 2010. Miley's father was the first one in the family to get this tattoo. When they were in church, Miley drew a small heart on his hand. That day, he said he would do whatever Miley asked and she wanted to take him to a tattoo parlour. Billy Ray Cyrus got a heart tattoo.

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Miley had also a long Theodore Roosevelt quote on the inside of her left arm. It reads, "so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat".

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For Miley, this is significant because she is not afraid to live her life. She is not scared of failing or of receiving criticisms.

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Photo Gallery: Female celebrities tattoos and their meanings

For Miley, this is significant because she is not afraid to live her life. She is not scared of failing or of receiving criticisms.

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Photo Gallery: Female celebrities tattoos and their meanings

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