pile dwelling

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Noun1.Pile dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lakepile dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
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40 years after the adoption concerning the protection of the world's cultural and natural heritage, Idrija joined the Skocjan Caves and pile dwellings of Ljubljansko Barje to become the third Slovenian entry onto the UNESCO World Heritage List for monuments of exceptional importance for humanity.
Experience two original sized pile dwellings being constructed and prehistoric cereals being grown in a field at the Museum park.