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1) pylon. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A steel tower supporting high-tension wires. 2. A tower marking a turning point in a race among aircraft. 3. A large structure or group of structures marking an...

2) 27834. Hemingway, Ernest. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...wish I could write well enough to write about aircraft. Faulkner did it very well in Pylon but you cannot do something someone else has done though you might have...

3) Sheshonk I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...recorded the tribute paid him in Palestine and Nubia. His temple court, fronted by a huge pylon, was the largest ever built. The king's body was found (1938-39) in...

4) 206. Height. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...obelisk, monument, belfry, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola; pylon, tourelle [F.], barbican, martello tower; pyramid, pagoda, mole [Rom. antiq.]....

5) molding. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...half round, or torus, which, used together, formed the cornices for the walls of temple or pylon. Moldings were an essential feature of Greek orders and buildings....

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