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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Refined sucrose molded into a conical shape; a mountain of that shape.

Usage examples (33)
  • Over the years Diniz turned his father's bakery, Pão de Açúcar ( "sugarloaf"), into Brazil's biggest grocer, then expanded into consumer electronics -- 48 acquisitions...
  • Out there where that big rock is, me one that looks like a sugarloaf, a great ballroom will stand.
  • Downy snowflakes clung to the brim of his sugarloaf and the long black hair that rested on his shoulders.
  • Tiny droplets ran down his square jaw, as if the rain had been too much for even his sugarloaf to keep at bay. for more
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