spiral staircase

spiral staircase
/spaɪrəl ˈstɛəkeɪs/ (say spuyruhl 'stairkays)

noun
a staircase whose steps rise to form a spiral around a central axis.
Also, spiral stairway.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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