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dolmen definition

  • noun:
    • See portal tomb.
    • a prehistoric megalithic tomb consisting of a capstone supported by several upright stones, most having originally been covered with earth or smaller rocks to create a barrow.
    • A cromlech. See cromlech.
    • A structure consisting of one big unhewn stone restingontwo or more unhewn rocks put erect when you look at the planet: a phrase additionally frequently used as synonymous with cromlech.
    • a prehistoric megalithic tomb usually having two large upright stones and a capstone
    • See portal tomb.
    • a prehistoric megalithic tomb comprising a capstone sustained by several upright stones, most having originally been covered with planet or smaller rocks to make a barrow.
    • A cromlech. See cromlech.
    • See portal tomb.
    • a prehistoric megalithic tomb consisting of a capstone supported by a couple of upright rocks, many having initially already been covered with planet or smaller rocks to form a barrow.
    • A structure consisting of one huge unhewn stone restingontwo or higher unhewn rocks placed erect in the planet: a phrase additionally frequently employed as synonymous with cromlech.
    • A cromlech. See cromlech.
    • a prehistoric megalithic tomb usually having two large upright stones and a capstone
    • A structure composed of one huge unhewn stone restingontwo or more unhewn stones placed erect when you look at the earth: a phrase additionally commonly used as synonymous with cromlech.
    • a prehistoric megalithic tomb usually having two huge upright stones and a capstone
    • See portal tomb.
    • a prehistoric megalithic tomb composed of a capstone supported by a couple of upright stones, many having initially already been covered with earth or smaller rocks to make a barrow.
    • A cromlech. See cromlech.
    • A structure composed of one big unhewn stone restingontwo or higher unhewn stones placed erect into the earth: a term also frequently employed as similar to cromlech.
    • a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright rocks and a capstone
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