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noun [countable] column pronunciation in American English /ˈkɑləm/ 
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singularcolumn
pluralcolumns
  1. 3
    a series of short lines of writing or numbers arranged one below the other on a page

    the left-hand column

    a column of text

  2. 5
    a long line of people or vehicles moving together

    a column of soldiers

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