Pillar-block
Pillar-block \Pil"lar-block`\, n. See under {Pillow}. [1913 Webster]

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  • POMPEY'S PILLAR —    a block of red granite near Alexandria, forming a pillar 98 ft. 3 in. high; erected in honour of the Emperor Diocletian, who conquered Alexandria in 296. The name is an invention of some mistaken early traveller …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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