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an altar standing on marble pillars
a pillar of rock/smoke
Mr Henderson is a pillar of society.
You've been a pillar of strength to me.
The treaty is a pillar of arms control in the nuclear age.
The children were passed around from pillar to post during the divorce.
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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
a small bird with long legs that lives near water
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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Definition of pillar from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.