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obelisk

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒb.əl.ɪsk/ us    /ˈɑː.bəl-/
a tall stone column with four sloping sides and a pointed top, made in honour of an important person or event
Translations of “obelisk”
in Spanish obelisco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 方尖紀念碑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 方尖纪念碑…
(Definition of obelisk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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