Asokan column

noun Aso·kan column \əˈs(h)ōkən-\

Definition of Asokan column

  1. :  a stone column found in India and usually of considerable height on which Buddhist inscriptions were cut — compare 2lat

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Origin and Etymology of asokan column

Asoka the Great †232 b.c. king of Magadha, ancient kingdom of India, at whose behest they were erected + English -an


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