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- n. a stone obelisk built in Washington in 1884 to honor George Washington; 555 feet tall
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The Coast Guard chopper, at the President's command, had transported an exhausted Michael Tolland, Corky Marlinson, and Rachel Sexton from the Washington Monument to the White House, where they had been fed a sumptuous breakfast, been seen to by doctors, and been offered any of the building's fourteen bedrooms in which to recuperate.
She had us out for tea on the South Portico, you know, overlooking the Washington Monument and she couldn't have been more gracious and more sweet and kind than she was.
Slowly, it all started coming back … the megaplume … this morning at the Washington Monument … the President's invitation to stay at the White House.
Lord Cornwallis was surrendered (for sausage) 'under the auspices of the Washington Monument Association' -- no doubt a charitable institution for the depositing of cornerstones.