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  • nounline, procession
  • nounpillar

synonyms for columns

  • file
  • list
  • cavalcade
  • company
  • platoon
  • queue
  • rank
  • row
  • string
  • train
  • monument
  • cylinder
  • monolith
  • buttress
  • totem
  • pedestal
  • support
  • prop
  • brace
  • obelisk
  • standard
  • upright
  • post
  • stay
  • pier
  • shaft
  • mast
  • tower
  • colonnade
  • underpinning
  • pilaster
  • pylon
  • caryatid
  • minaret
  • stele
  • peristyle
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How to use columns in a sentence

Within were the park and the deer, and the mansion rearing its brilliant columns amidst the redundant groves of a Spanish autumn.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He stood still an instant, hidden by the porphyry columns of the portico.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Those soaring columns held up the very sky, and their foundations made the earth itself swing true.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
When the main French columns were deployed, Lannes, with the remnant of his indomitable corps, had a brief period of rest.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The first and second companies fired volleys to cover the advance of the other columns.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
As it had columns for recording statistics of the fair for a period of years, it was instructive as well as ornamental.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The men who print newspapers search closely for a bit of 'news,' and so your simple story got into the columns of my weekly.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
The columns advanced cautiously towards the town in anticipation of a fierce resistance and, it was hoped, a fight to the finish.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Simultaneously, Generals Hale and Wheaton were coming forward with their columns, each having had some hard fighting on the way.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The insurgents were under cover the whole time, and their assembled thousands could hardly be seen by the attacking columns.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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