standing stone

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standing stone

n.
A prehistoric monument of a class found chiefly in the British Isles and northern France, consisting of a single tall, upright megalith. Also called menhir.

standing stone

Any large stone erected to stand upright, either alone or as part of a group, in prehistoric times.
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Noun1.standing stone - a tall upright megalithstanding stone - a tall upright megalith; found primarily in England and northern France
megalith, megalithic structure - memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)
Translations

standing stone

nmenhir m inv
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Angus PS1000, PS960, PS955 Westwinds, PS940 Standingstone Rigg, PS875 The Green, PS860 Beckfoot, PS800 Kilnhill, PS790, PS730 Four o Boot.
British Blue PS1,000 Standingstone Rigg, PS980 East Field of Wiston, PS930 (x2) Tinnishall.