cursus

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cursus

(ˈkɜːsəs)
n
1. (Archaeology) a Neolithic earthwork enclosure comprising parallel banks
2. (Historical Terms) a racecourse or running-track
3. (Christian Churches, other) a sequence of prayers
4. (Education) an academic course
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Llantwit Major archaeology mornings meet at 10am at Llantwit Major Town Hall Heritage Centre every Thursday, and next week the subject is unusual cursus monuments, large enclosed sites whose meaning is difficult to understand.
The sites lie in south-west Scotland outside Dumfries: the henge at Pict's Knowe, two cursus monuments at Holywood, a stone circle at the Twelve Apostles, and crop marks at Holm.
Were cursus monuments and other sites not set into the landscape?