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  • n. Plural form of pyramid.

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Examples

  • He claims it is one of five pyramids in the area (along with what he calls the pyramids of the Moon, Earth, and Dragon, plus another that hasn't been named in any account I've seen).

    The Bosnia-Atlantis Connection

  • This seems like in the final film he will introduce Unicron however i believe setting the story in egypt with the plot over transformers coming to earth and building the pyramids is rediculous!

    The Fallen Will Show Up in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen?! « FirstShowing.net

  • I think we'll give it a shot and see whether tipping over pyramids is as much fun as they make it sound.

    Looney!

  • But the same article, widely carried with slight variations (here is one example), still describes Osmanagic as "the amateur Bosnian archaeologist who has been investigating Latin American pyramids for 15 years."

    Bosnian "Pyramids" Update

  • He claims a tall sign will loom near the huge twin pyramids that draw hundreds of thousands of tourists annually, although a government-appointed archaeologist disputes that.

    Locals Fight Wal-Mart Store Near Ancient Mexico Ruin

  • Having studied Latin American pyramids for 15 years, Osmanagic has mobilized locals here into an army of excavators.

    CNN Transcript Apr 24, 2006

  • Kindly women at stations passed in sandwiches and coffee, and the troop, with the eternal appetite of twenty-odd, gorged themselves and cheered in overhanging pyramids from the windows.

    Twenty-Three and a Half Hours' Leave

  • The age of the pyramids is remote and unknown, since Diodorus Siculus (tom. i l.i. c. 44, p. 72) is unable to decide whether they were constructed 1000, or

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • As it is believed that the city of Memphis was near this place, they are commonly called the pyramids of Mem - phis *.

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  • As the previous makes clear, I'm not a fan or foe of Wal-Mart, but I'd say the Bodega near (and not really terribly near) the pyramids is not very ostentatious (I didn't notice it from the top of the pyramid of the sun last weekend) and it is dramatically less damaging to the local archaeological site than is -- for example -- the National School of Anthropology and History or the neighboring Telmex-dominated shopping mall and Olympic housing project in Mexico City, which are planted dead smack bang atop one of the most crucial and still largely unexplored ruins in the Americas, Cuicuilco (believed to be the motherland of Teotihuacan).

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