- obelisk (n.)
- "rectangular stone column tapering at the top," 1560s, from Middle French obélisque (16c.) and directly from Latin obeliscus "obelisk, small spit," from Greek obeliskos "small spit, obelisk, leg of a compass," diminutive of obelos "a spit, pointed pillar, needle." Related: Obeliskine.
- 1. The obelisk was built in memory of those who died for their country.
- 2. Far away on the last spur , there was a glittering obelisk.
- 3. The shadow of the obelisk spanned the terrance.
- 4. A picture taken before the obelisk far away, beyond the great canyon.
- 5. Hong Yueliang climbed on top of the British obelisk.
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