Washington Monument


Washington Monument
Washington Mon|u|ment
the Washington Monument
a tall ↑obelisk (=stone structure) on the ↑Mall (=park area) in Washington, D.C., which was built to show respect and admiration for George ↑Washington, the first president of the US

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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