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  • 1 pillar — pillar, column, pilaster denote a structure that rises high from a base or foundation, is slender in comparison with its width, and usually has a monolithic and decorative appearance. Pillar is the general term and applies to any such structure… …

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  • 2 Pillar of the Boatmen — The Pillar of the Boatmen ( Pilier des nautes ) is a square section stone bas relief with depictions of several deities, both Gaulish and Roman. Dating to the first quarter of the first century AD, it originally stood in a temple in the Gallo… …

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  • 3 pillar — pil|lar [ˈpılə US ər] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: piler, from Latin pila] 1.) a) a tall upright round post used as a support for a roof or bridge ▪ Eight massive stone pillars supported the roof. b) a tall upright round post,… …

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  • 4 Pillar (Lake District) — Infobox Mountain Name = Pillar Photo = Pillar lake district.jpg Caption = Pillar (left), from the top of Steeple Elevation = 892 m (2927 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Western Fells Prominence = 348 m Parent peak = Great Gable …

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  • 5 pillar — noun (C) 1 a) a tall upright round post used as a support for a roof: Huge pillars support the cathedral roof. b) a tall upright round post, usually made of stone, put up to remind people of an important person or event 2 pillar of the… …

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  • 6 pillar — In the OT both memorials and also the focus for religious devotion. Made of stone or wood, their capitals would often be elaborately decorated. Jacob erected a pillar at Rachel s grave (Gen. 35:20). Moses set up twelve [[➝ Twelve, the]] pillars… …

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  • 7 Montara State Marine Reserve & Pillar Point State Marine Conservation Area — Montara State Marine Reserve (SMR) and Pillar Point State Marine Conservation Area (SMCA) are two adjoining marine protected areas that extend offshore from Montara to Pillar Point in San Mateo County on California’s north central coast. The… …

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  • 8 Countess Pillar — The Countess Pillar is a 17th century monument near Brougham, Cumbria, England, between Penrith and Appleby. It is two miles east of Penrith on the A66. The square top of the pillar is brightly painted and carries sun dials on its sides. It was… …

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  • 9 Bob Graham Round — Coureurs et supporters du Bob Graham Round à la descente du Skiddaw Le Bob Graham Round est un parcours de course à pied de 42 fells (montagnes ou collines du nord de l Angleterre) dans le Lake District. Il comprend notamment les plus de… …

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  • 10 Way of Human Rights — The Way of Human Rights ( de. Straße der Menschenrechte) is a monumental outdoor sculpture in Nuremberg, Germany. It was opened on October 24, 1993. It is sited on the street between the new and old buildings of the Germanisches Nationalmuseum,… …

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  • 11 The Three Graces (sculpture) — Antonio Canova’s statue The Three Graces is a Neo Classical sculpture, in marble, of the mythological three charites, daughters of Zeus – identified on some engravings of the statue as, from left to right, Euphrosyne, Aglaea and Thalia who were… …

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  • 12 Column — • Architectural term for a supporting pillar Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Column     Column     † …

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  • 13 column — n. 1. Round pillar, rounded pillar. 2. File, line, row. 3. (Mil.) Array of less front than depth. 4. Cylindrical body, cylinder (as of water or mercury) …

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  • 14 Street furniture — is a collective term for objects and pieces of equipment installed on streets and roads for various purposes, including benches, bollards, post boxes, phone boxes, streetlamps, street lighting, traffic lights, traffic signs, bus stops, grit bins …

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  • 15 Toulouse Cathedral — ( Cathédrale Saint Étienne de Toulouse ) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the city of Toulouse.It is the seat of the Archbishop of Toulouse.The exact date of the original building is unknown; the first… …

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  • 16 Nendrum Monastery — Round Tower and Church at Nendrum Monastic Site, 2008 Nendrum Monastery was a Christian monastery on Mahee Island in Strangford Lough, County Down, Northern Ireland. Medieval records say it was founded in the 5th century, but this is uncertain.… …

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  • 17 Cell — The basic structural and functional unit in people and all living things. Each cell is a small container of chemicals and water wrapped in a membrane. Each cell in the human body there are 100 trillion cells in each of us contains the entire… …

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  • 18 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 19 List of Pokémon (441–493) — Pokémon has 649 (as of Pokémon Black and White) distinctive fictional species classified as the titular Pokémon. These creatures and entities reside throughout various locations of the fictional Pokémon universe and can be caught by humans… …

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  • 20 ear, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       organ of hearing and equilibrium that detects and analyzes noises by transduction (or the conversion of sound waves into electrochemical impulses) and maintains the sense of balance (equilibrium).  The human ear, like …

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