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Topic: SCULPTURE

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin statua, from statuere; STATUTE

statue

noun
     
statue
stat‧ue [countable]
AVS an image of a person or animal that is made in solid material such as stone or metal and is usually large [↪ sculpture]:
Churchill's statue stands outside the parliament building.
A bronze statue was erected in his honour.
statue of
Statues of Lenin were torn down all across Eastern Europe.
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