ley line(redirected from Leylines)
ley line(lā, lē)
One of various supposed alignments of ancient monuments and prehistoric sites in straight lines, believed by some to indicate paths of positive energy inherent in the Earth.
[From ley (coined by Alfred Watkins (1855-1935), British antiquarian who suggested that ancient monuments and sites are arranged along a network of straight lines).]
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A line, usually straight, joining two features in a landscape, thought to have been a prehistoric pathway or to have some kind of magical significance.
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