stand sentinel

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Definition of stand sentinel

: to stand in a row like soldiers The trees stand sentinel on the cliffs.

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“Stand sentinel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20sentinel. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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