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Definitions of pillar:

part of speech: noun

( arch.) A detached support, differing from a column in that it is not necessarily cylindrical, or of classical proportions: anything that sustains.

part of speech: noun

A column of any shape to support; anything that sustains or upholds; a foundation; a support.

part of speech: noun

A column to support a structure or to serve as a monument; any firm, slender, upright support.

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