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cornerstone

[′kȯr·nər‚stōn]
(building construction)
An inscribed stone laid at the corner of a building, usually at a ceremony.

Cornerstone

A stone that is situated at a corner of a building uniting two intersecting walls, usually located near the base and often carrying information about the structure.

cornerstone

cornerstone
1. A stone that forms a corner or angle in a structure.
2. A stone prominently situated near the base of a corner in a building,
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The corner-stone placed Saturday initiated the construction of the Technological Industrial Development Zone in Delcevo which is the final construction of the total 14 zones in Macedonia.
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