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megalith

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈmeɡ.ə.lɪθ/
a large stone, sometimes forming part of a group or circle, thought to have been important to people in the Stone Age for social or religious reasons
megalithic
adjective uk   us   /ˌmeɡ.əˈlɪθ.ɪk/
megalithic monuments megalithic times (= the period when megaliths were important)
Translations of “megalith”
in Vietnamese cự thạch…
in Spanish megalito…
in Thai หินขนาดใหญ่…
in Malaysian megalit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨石…
in Indonesian megalit, tugu prasejarah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨石…
(Definition of megalith from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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