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630. Tallness (See also Giantism.)

  1. Alice drinking a magic potion, she grows so tall that she fills an entire room. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Alices Adventures in Wonderland ]
  2. Chrysler Building in New York City; one of the tallest buildings in the world. [Architecture: Misc.]
  3. Colossus of Rhodes statue of Apollo; wonder of ancient world. [Gk. Hist.: Osborne, 256]
  4. Eiffel Tower built in 1889 in Paris. [Architecture: NCE, 843]
  5. elevator shoe shoe with insole designed to increase wearers height. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  6. Empire State Building New Yorks famous skyscraper. [Architecture: NCE, 865]
  7. giraffe tallest of animals. [Zoology: NCE, 1088]
  8. redwoods giant trees (sequoias) of Pacific Coast. [Botany: NCE, 2477]
  9. Sears Tower in Chicago; one of Americas tallest buildings. [Architecture: Misc.]
  10. Woolworth Building in New York City; erected by Frank Woolworth in 1913; tallest building until Empire State Building (1930-1931). [Architecture: NCE, 3004]
  11. World Trade Center New Yorks giant twin edifices. [Architecture: Payton, 742]