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Cleopatra's Needle


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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