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n. - A prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone.

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  • Some arch√¶ologists also apply the word dolmen to rectangular chambers roofed with more than one slab.
  • The so-called dolmen-deity, Petit Morin, France 66 14.
  • The so-called dolmen-deity, from the tombs of the Petit Morin.
  • A stone placed on another one is called a "dolmen," whether it be horizontal or perpendicular.
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