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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top; A character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote.

Usage examples (32)
  • The great obelisk is but one of the many cases in point.
  • Well, moving the obelisk is something spectacular at that time, and even attracting people.
  • "A great open place, and in the midst of it an obelisk, which is a thousand years old."
  • "It is a very large place; in the centre of it stands an obelisk, which is four thousand years old." for more
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