ley line


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ley line

(lā, lē)
n.
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).]

ley line

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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"My favourite castle is Carreg Cennen and I have a theory that it's on a ley line, giving it a connection with forces underground.
RUN A course about URANUS i'VE been sitting out in the SUN looking at VENUS SAM always stressed the R in MARS he TURNS in A circle mimicking the rings of SATURN a NUN showed PETE the planet NEPTUNE WORD GROUPS NOT LIMITED TO A SPECIFIC NUMBER OF WORDS COLOURS there is NO GEAR in the ORANGE car the OWL flew along the LEY line which was painted YELLOW REG, from the N.E., looked ill and had turned GREEN I saw the INDI car GO past as a streak of INDIGO we LOVE IT, that shade of VIOLET REG drinks GIN with his GINGER ale the colour of the CAP HE bought was a horrible PEACH!
The Pyramid Stage was born, made of scaffolding and covered in plastic sheeting, and built on the Glastonbury-Stonehenge ley line. It's been a mainstay of the festival ever since - although it became a permanent structure in 1981 and doubles as a cowshed and animal food store during winter.
Prior fans will find this a smooth addition and what promises to be the next-to-last novel in the series, and once again Rachel is investigating something supernaturally wrong in the world--something that seems rooted in her ley line. Strange magic is happening, spells are backfiring, the undead are revolting, and even the master vampires seem to be completely sleeping.
Prior fans will find this a smooth addition and what promises to be the next-to-last novel in the series, and once again Rachel is investigating something supernaturally wrong in the world-something that seems rooted in her ley line. Strange magic is happening, spells are backfiring, the undead are revolting, and even the master vampires seem to be completely sleeping.
There's a ley line under us, Strata Florida, which runs straight through the house, all the way from Glastonbury to Aberystwyth Castle, with us in the middle."
They are depending upon a ley line, an invisible energy source, to locate him in Cabeswater, their mystical forest which has inexplicably disappeared, with the ley line's power fading.
"I believe the house is situated on a ley line. That's a kind of paranormal highway.
It would be interesting to see if a Castle Hill ley line did link to the crop circle next to the motorway!
They had been placed there by the Rainbow People, believing the Hill to be a "power-point" on a ley line.
Dan, Sara Jane's boyfriend, may be one in a string of grisly murders of ley line witches.
``I love Liverpool, and I think there is so much talent here - in fact, I really do believe there must be some sort of ley line which runs through the city.

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