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A mound of stones erected as a memorial or marker.

[Middle English carne, from Scottish Gaelic carn, from Old Irish.]

cairned adj.
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marked by a cairn
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Adj.1.cairned - marked by cairns
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At the summit, this ridge is joined by three others, crossing to form a plateau, trigpoint-pricked north and grandly cairned south.
Carry on upwards towards the shoulder of Moel Wnion, to a cairned path junction.