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pylon

py·lon

pylon

pronunciation:
paI lan
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tall, massive structure that serves to delineate an approach, as to a bridge or, esp., to an ancient Egyptian temple.
definition 2: a tower that serves as a landmark for airplanes, as near a runway or at the turning point in a race.
definition 3: any tall supporting tower, as for electric wires.