Origin of monolith
Examples from the Web for monolith
Abrams against harnessed that monolith them, the American Jewish leaders, whom Abrams presumed to speak for.Does Elliott Abrams Speak For American Jewish Leaders?|Ali Gharib|August 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Palestinian monolith will never accept Israel, Romney's saying.
With a computer that goes bad and the mystery of the monolith and the indescribable ending that nobody could understand.
Hey, you remember that scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey, where the monkeys were puzzling over the monolith?
Its personality cult, rigid conformity and fire-breathing rhetoric notwithstanding, North Korea is not a monolith.
On the stone near the base of the monolith was a star similar to those on his horse.The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)|Alexandre Dumas pre
Behind one of the monolith pillars there stood one in a pilgrim's garb, young and tall of stature.Under the Witches' Moon|Nathan Gallizier
The monolith is adorned with Egyptian sculptures and hieroglyphs.Patriarchal Palestine|Archibald Henry Sayce
We halted there for the night close to a monolith, and the next day marched to Mythephum.My Experiences in Manipur and the Naga Hills|James Johnstone
The Memnons were monolith statues of imposing size, symbolic of the rising sun—of Horus or Osiris.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
British Dictionary definitions for monolith
Word Origin for monolith
Word Origin and History for monolith
"column consisting of a single large block of stone," 1848, from French monolithe (16c.), from Latin monolithus (adj.) "consisting of a single stone," from Greek monolithos "made of one stone," from monos "single, alone" (see mono-) + lithos "stone." Transferred and figurative use is from 1934.