1. A volcanic hill in the Auvergne region of France.
2. Any steep-sided tower of volcanic rock, e.g. the Devil's Tower, Wyoming, USA, and Shiprock, New Mexico, USA. It consists of the resistant central plug or neck of a former volcano. See also VOLCANIC PLUG.
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