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Meaning of MONOLITH

Pronunciation:  'mânulith

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a single great stone (often in the form of a column or obelisk)

MONOLITH is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: stone



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mon"o*lith\, n. [F. monolithe, L. monolithus
consisting of a single stone, Gr. ?; ? single + ? stone.]
A single stone, especially one of large size, shaped into a
pillar, statue, or monument.

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