pyramids


pyramids
pyr·a·mid || 'pɪrəmɪd n. geometric figure with a polygonal base and sides which are isosceles triangles; structure in which ancient Egyptians buried their kings v. become more expensive, increase in price; build a pyramid, arrange in the shape of a pyramid

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