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- noun architecture a statue with a head or
bustcarved out of the top of a square tapering pillar, originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome.
Terminus, the Roman god of boundaries.
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- noun (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
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