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English definition of “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 eventGravestones and monuments
(Definition of obelisk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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