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 for interrogation point
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Interrogation \In*ter`ro*ga"tion\, n. [L. interrogatio: cf. F.
     interrogation.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The act or process of interrogating or questioning;
        examination by questions; an instance of interrogating;
        inquiry.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A question put; an inquiry.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A point, mark, or sign, thus [?], indicating that the
        sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is
        used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Usually called
        a question mark; called also interrogation point.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     Note: In works printed in the Spanish language this mark is
           not only placed at the end of an interrogative
           sentence, but is also placed, inverted [as thus
           ([iques])], at the beginning.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  interrogation point
      n 1: a punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to
           indicate a question [syn: question mark, interrogation
           point]

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