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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to large stone memorials or the people who erected them.

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  • megalithic monuments like Stonehenge
  • These latter do not seem to have brought the idea of megalithic building with them, as their earlier tombs are simple mounds.
  • There is here nothing to suggest the Doric of Paestum and Selinus, much to recall the megalithic buildings of Syria, and the sculpture of the farther East.
  • If, as seems probable, the idea of megalithic building was brought to Europe by the immigration of a new race it is possible that a branch of this race entered Sicily. for more
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