imperial elephant

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Noun1.imperial elephant - largest known mammothimperial elephant - largest known mammoth; of America  
mammoth - any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks
Archidiskidon, genus Archidiskidon - a genus of Elephantidae
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In the center of the troops following the imperial elephant marched a great caravan of slaves.
The seductive violence of the imperial elephant, bound tightly to the localism of the wakes, thus enacts at the diegetic level the toppling of convention that Virginia Woolf was later to register as the sound of modernism's "smashing and crashing," and that in six short years Wyndham Lewis would seek to effect by "blasting" the mid-Victorian menagerie itself.