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Meaning of obelisk

ob•e•lisk

Pronunciation: (ob'u-lisk), [key]
— n.
  1. a tapering, four-sided shaft of stone, usually monolithic and having a pyramidal apex.
  2. something resembling such a shaft.
  3. an obelus.
  4. dagger (def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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