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pillar / pilar
 
pillar   [ˈpɪlər]
A. -noun   pilar (m),   columna (f)
·a pillar of smoke
·una columna de humo
·the Pillars of Hercules
·las Columnas de Hércules
·pillar of salt
(Bible)   estatua (f) de sal
·a pillar of the church
(figurative)   un pilar de la iglesia
a. to be a pillar of strength   ser firme como una roca
b. to go from pillar to post   ir de la Ceca a la Meca
B. -compound
·pillar box   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   buzónoun (m)
 
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