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[ pˈɪlə], [ pˈɪlə], [ p_ˈɪ_l_ə]

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A pillar is a supporting structural element of an arch or vault, either central or at one of its arms. They were first used in the ancient Egyptian and Sumerian civilizations, and were later adopted by the Greeks. The name comes from the Latin word "pilaris", meaning "pillar".

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