Definition of Obelisks

1. Noun. (plural of obelisk) ¹



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Definition of Obelisks

1. obelisk [n] - See also: obelisk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obelisks

obelia
obeliac
obeliad
obelias
obelin
obelion
obelions
obelisc
obeliscal
obelise
obelised
obelises
obelising
obelisk
obelisklike
obelisks (current term)
obelism
obelisms
obelize
obelized
obelizes
obelizing
obelus
obento
obentos
oberon
oberration
oberrations
obes
obese

Literary usage of Obelisks

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1. Journal by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1891)
"MARUCCHI on the subjet of the Egyptian obelisks in Rome. This lecture treats of certain monuments of the highest importance existing in Rome, ..."

2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1802)
"In that which follows, an enumeration is given of eight, or, as others say, of ten obelisks, amongst the ruins of Thebes, ..."

3. The Architect's and Builder's Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects by Frank Eugene Kidder (1886)
"Height, English Two large obelisks mentioned by Diodorus Sicu feet. lus ... 105.5 Part of one of the obelisks of the son of Sesostris, in the centre of the ..."

4. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"EGYPTIAN obelisks. obelisks belong to the oldest and most simple monuments of Egyptian architecture, and are high four-sided pillars, diminishing as they ..."

5. A History of Art in Ancient Egypt by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1883)
"The obelisks. We cannot bring our analysis of the forms and motives of Egyptian architecture to an end without mentioning a monumental type which is ..."

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