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monolith
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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Definition
a single great stone (often in the form of a column or obelisk)

or:

a large organization — often uniform in its approach or difficult to change
  • He paused, turning to the Cathedral of Learning, that slender gray monolith, a shadow against the night sky, to regain his bearings.
    p. 258.1

There are no more uses of "monolith" in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.

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