Definition Nelson's column

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Nelson's Column: a large monument in London
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"Nelson's Column" is the name of a monument in London

Nelson's Column was built between 1840 and 1843 to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died after his victory against Napoleon at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. It consists of a 5.5m (18ft) statue of Nelson on top of a 56 m granite column.

Examples

  • "Trotter, best known for his incredible feats of magic, adorable little smile and the bizarre lightning-shaped scar on his forehead, was arrested after police found the boy circling drunkenly around Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square."

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