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Cleopatra's Needle

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Either of two obelisks which were moved in ancient times from Heliopolis to Alexandria, one of which is now on the Thames Embankment in London, and the other in Central Park, in the City of New York.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See obelisk, 1.

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Examples

  • NEW YORK — An Egyptian archaeologist has chided New York City over the condition of Cleopatra's Needle, an ancient column in Central Park.

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  • The "Fitzmaurice," steamer, from Middlesbrough for Valencia, fell in with and recovered at sea the Cleopatra's Needle recovered Cleopatra's Needle, 90 miles north of Ferrol.

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  • Embankment, by the sight of Cleopatra's Needle, and the Thought that it will no doubt witness the Fall of the British, as it has that of other Empires, remaining to point its Moral, as old as

    Trivia

  • Pillar and Cleopatra's Needle, and other wonderful things in the neighbourhood, of which I will not bother my readers with a description.

    Paddy Finn

  • An Egyptian archaeologist has chided New York City over the condition of Cleopatra's Needle, an ancient column in Central Park.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • He also chided New York City over the condition of Cleopatra's Needle, an ancient column in Central Park.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Veteran drummer Tootsie Bean kicking the group playing an organ blues with Texan guitar wiz Matt Smith and young talented Brett Ryan on alto sax at New York jazz club / restaurant Cleopatra's Needle.

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