Pilar

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Pilar, Portuguese and Spanish for pillar, may refer to:

Religion[edit]

  • Our Lady of the Pillar (Nuestra Señora del Pilar or María del Pilar), the name given to the Virgin Mary for her appearance in Spain, where she is commonly depicted as standing on top of a pillar

People[edit]

Places[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Elsewhere[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Fort Pilar, a 17th-century military defence fortress built by the Spanish colonial government in Zamboanga City, Philippines
  • Pilar College, a private sectarian school in Zamboanga City, Philippines
  • Pilar tuco-tuco, a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae
  • Treaty of Pilar, a pact signed among the rulers of the Argentine provinces of Santa Fe, Entre Ríos and Buenos Aires
  • Pilar, Ernest Hemingway's boat, also the protagonist in his novel For Whom the Bell Tolls and his nickname for second wife Pauline Pfeiffer

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