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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.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large
upright stones and a capstone [syn: dolmen, cromlech,
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