What does the word obelisk mean?

Usage examples for obelisk

  1. What do you think of the obelisk? – Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott
  2. He constructed the Vatican Library, the great aqueduct, and other public works, and placed the obelisk before St. Peter's. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. When I was farther down the avenue, I had the dancing column of water, the obelisk, and the Arch of Triumph all in line, and the rosy sunset beyond. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009