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See standing stone.
[French, from Breton : men, stone (from Middle Breton) + hir, long (from Middle Breton).]
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(Archaeology) a single standing stone, often carved, dating from the middle Bronze Age in the British Isles and from the late Neolithic Age in W Europe
[C19: from Breton men stone + hir long]
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an upright monumental stone found chiefly in Cornwall and Brittany.
[1830–40; < Breton men hir literally, long stone]
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an upright, monumental stone, as a cromlech, standing by itself or in a group or circle with others.See also: Stones
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A prehistoric monument consisting of a single large standing stone, found especially in the British Isles and northern France.
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|Noun||1.||menhir - a tall upright megalith; found primarily in England and northern France|
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menhir[ˈmenhɪəʳ] N → menhir m
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n (Archeol) → Menhir m
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