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monument Word or Phrase:SHELL GROTTO *  
Definition:A grotto decorated with shells, sometimes a room in a house, sometimes a detached building.

monument Word or Phrase:GROTTO *  
Definition:A shady cavern built as a garden feature. In the 18th century it usually took the form of an artificial rocky cave or apartment decorated with stalactites and shells in a wild part of the grounds.

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