Definition of Asoka pillar in English:

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Asoka pillar

(also Ashoka pillar)
The pillar of the Emperor Asoka with four lions on the capital, built at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh to mark the spot where the Buddha publicly preached his doctrine, and adopted as a symbol by the government of India.

Origin

Asoka from Sanskrit aśoka.

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Syllabification: A·so·ka pil·lar

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