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 for Cromlech
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cromlech \Crom"lech\ (kr[o^]m"l[e^]k), n. [W. cromlech; crom
     bending or bent, concave + llech a flat stone; akin to Ir.
     cromleac.] (Arch[ae]ol.)
     A monument of rough stones composed of one or more large ones
     supported in a horizontal position upon others. They are
     found chiefly in countries inhabited by the ancient Celts,
     and are of a period anterior to the introduction of
     Christianity into these countries.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large
           upright stones and a capstone [syn: dolmen, cromlech,
           portal tomb]

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