the character, used in editing and printing to indicate the beginning of a new paragraph; pilcrow.
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Also called paragraph sign .
Origin of paragraph mark
First recorded in 1850–55
Words nearby paragraph mark
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Example sentences from the Web for paragraph mark
I mark this by inserting a paragraph-mark ( ) at the beginning of each tern.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
At the beginning of l. 1009 is a paragraph-mark, shewing where the translation begins again.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer