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A very large stone used in various prehistoric architectures or monumental styles, notably in western Europe between 5000 and 2000 bc.
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meg•a•lith(ˈmɛg ə lɪθ)
a stone of great size, esp. in ancient constructions, as at Stonehenge.
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a stone of great size, as found in the monuments and constructions of ancient, particularly prehistoric, peoples. — megalithic, adj.See also: Stones
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Any very large stone used in prehistoric buildings or monuments, especially in western Europe.
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|Noun||1.||megalith - memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)|
cromlech, dolmen, portal tomb - a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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megalith[ˈmegəlɪθ] N → megalito m
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n → Megalith m
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megalith[ˈmɛgəlɪθ] n → megalite m
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