Definition of atop in English:

atop

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Pronunciation: /əˈtɒp
 
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literary

preposition

On the top of: the weathervane is perched atop the Great Tower
More example sentences
  • Many had perched atop the two and three-storeyed buildings on either side of the road.
  • Perched awkwardly atop each tree was a scruffy but huge Californian condor.
  • The large yellow house was perched atop a sharp incline of rocks leading down to the beach.

adverb

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On the top: the air-raid siren atop of the County Courthouse
More example sentences
  • The symbol atop of the Šentilj church belfry is quite unusual for a Catholic region: it forms a patriarchal cross with three crossbars standing atop of a recumbent and somewhat stylized crescent.
  • Part way down, we stopped at the Torre Tavira, which is a merchant's house atop of which an observation tower was built.

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