Definitions

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  • n. an obelisk or upright stone pillar, usually as a primitive commemoration or gravestone

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small column or pillar, used as a monument, milestone, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as stele.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings

Etymologies

Latin stela. (Wiktionary)

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