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columen inis, n

2 CEL-, a pillar, column: fax, quae magnum ad columen volabat, like an ascending column: excelsum, a pedestal: Phrygiae columina (of mountains), Ct. — Fig., of persons, the crown, summit, first, chief: amicorum.—A support, prop, stay: familiae: rerum mearum, H.

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