cyclopean masonry

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Noun1.cyclopean masonry - a primitive style of masonry characterized by use of massive stones of irregular shape and sizecyclopean masonry - a primitive style of masonry characterized by use of massive stones of irregular shape and size
stonework - masonry done with stone
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Here, unknown masons shaped heavy boulders--one stands 27 feet and weighs more than 300 tons--into mammoth cyclopean walls without the use of mortar.
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture & Tourism Shri Shripad Yesso Naik has said that Cyclopean Walls in Rajgir are an important tourist destination and are maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).