Cleopatra's Needle

Cleopatra's Needle

noun
1.
an ancient Egyptian obelisk, now in Central Park, New York City.
2.
an ancient Egyptian obelisk, now on the Thames River embankment, in London.
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Cleopatra's Needle (ˌkliːəˈpætrəz, -ˈpɑː-)
 
n
either of two Egyptian obelisks, originally set up at Heliopolis about 1500 bc: one was moved to the Thames Embankment, London, in 1878, the other to Central Park, New York, in 1880

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