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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military, Death
cenotaphcen‧o‧taph /ˈsenətɑːf $ -tæf/ noun [countable]  PMMXa monument built to remind people of soldiers, sailors etc who were killed in a war and are buried somewhere else
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cenotaphMallory's mythic status has been secured not only by his golden appearance, but also by his icy cenotaph.If we do need cenotaphs, what should they be?Of cenotaphs, he said they should freeze our hearts.But around the cenotaph they gathered.No, at a ceremony at the cenotaph he wore the wrong jacket!And surely the cenotaph itself is as worthy a target as Churchill.
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