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National Mall


The National Mall was filled to capacity for Barack Obama’s inauguration.
  in Washington D.C., the almost two mile span between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol which where over a million Americans can gather for presidential inaugurations and for such rallies as the one at which  Martin Luther King gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech
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  • The National Mall was filled to capacity for Barack Obama’s inauguration.
  • The snow in the National Mall had melted in a perfect square, the exact size of Set’s pyramid.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Mountains or beaches, St. Paul or St. Croix, canoeing or sailing, the Mall of America or the National Mall.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • A construction zone around the National Mall had slowed them down, and his lecture was to begin in ten minutes.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol

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  • During the winter, when there are no leaves on the trees, it is possible to gaze out toward the National Mall from the tall windows behind Kennedy’s desk.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • C#4 CHAPTER 4 The U.S. Capitol Building stands regally at the eastern end of the National Mall, on a raised plateau that city designer Pierre L’Enfant described as "a pedestal waiting for a monument."
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The sign on the door announced: SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM SUPPORT CENTER (SMSC) The Smithsonian Institution, despite having more than a dozen massive museums on the National Mall, had a collection so huge that only 2 percent of it could be on display at any one time.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • All vehicles in the area of the National Mall.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • He had to admit, the brilliantly shining tower was as impressive as any building on the National Mall.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Spread out below us were the snow-covered fields of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The red pyramid was still intact, but cracks had appeared on its surface.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid

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  • I could see the lights of emergency vehicles coming from several directions, slowly cordoning off the National Mall.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • The half-hour slide show ended with an impressive satellite photo of the National Mall, now lined with enormous Smithsonian museums.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The shining dome of the U.S. Capitol rose like a mountain at the east end of the National Mall.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Katherine guided Langdon around the balcony until they were facing west, perfectly aligned with the National Mall.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Today, the shrines to man’s accomplishments adorned the National Mall.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • I had just enough magic to turn myself into a falcon and him into a hamster (hey, I was rushed!), but a few miles from the National Mall, he started struggling to change back.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Having looked in all four directions, Langdon now thought about the aerial photos he had seen of the National Mall—her four arms outstretched from the Washington Monument toward the cardinal points of the compass.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
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Associated words [difficulty]:   National Mall [8] , Tiananmen Square [7] , Red Square [8]
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