An example of a monolith is a huge column that has been carved and placed in front of a building as a monument to the CEO of the business located in the building.
An example of a monolith is a huge skyscraper with no architectural features or characteristics.
An example of a monolith is a huge and imposing corporate interest that seems as if it is a monopoly with fixed prices and bad service.
Origin of monolith
- French monolithe from Greek monolithos consisting of a single stone mono- mono- lithos stone
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition