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a memorial column having sculptures representing the rams of ancient ships.


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    [ros-troh-kar-uh-neyt, -nit] /ˌrɒs troʊˈkær əˌneɪt, -nɪt/ noun 1. a chipped flint with a beaklike shape found in the late Tertiary sediments of Suffolk, England, once thought to have been worked by humans but now known to have been shaped by natural nonhuman agencies.

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  • Rostrum

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