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noun as in pyramid

noun as in tombstone

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Others think it may be a cenotaph, built to house Alexander himself but then left empty after Ptolemy made off with his body.

Walking in the rain toward the cenotaph, I observed that about every other person wore a red paper poppy in the lapel.

One of the figures guarding the Maximilian cenotaph wears a precisely similar hauberk.

And this self-denying ordinance speaks more for James Moore's love of his lost wife than many a lordly cenotaph.

This end might be attained by erecting a cenotaph in his honour in every churchyard and cemetery in England.

There were celebrations in the streets of London and a vast crowd visited the cenotaph and sang Rule Britannia.

It is an ingenious and brilliant addition to the public part of the tomb, to the cenotaph.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cenotaph, such as: gravestone, headstone, marker, masterpiece, mausoleum, and pillar.

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