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Definition of Menhir

Menhir
Menhir Men"hir, n. [F. Armor. men stone + hir high.] A large stone set upright in olden times as a memorial or monument. Many, of unknown date, are found in Brittany and throughout Northern Europe.

Meaning of Menhir from wikipedia

- A menhir (from Brittonic languages: maen or men, "stone" and hir or hîr, "long"), standing stone, orthostat, or lith is a large man-made upright stone...
- The following is an incomplete list of Menhirs In Scandinavia, menhirs are called bautasteiner or bautastenar and continued to be erected during the Pre-Roman...
- A statue menhir is a type of carved standing stone created during the later European Neolithic. The statues consist of a vertical slab or pillar with a...
- The Menhir de Champ-Dolent ([me.niʁ də ʃɑ̃.dɔ.lɑ̃]; Breton: Maen-hir dolenn) is a menhir, or upright standing stone, located in a field outside the town...
- The Menhir (60°39′S 45°12′W / 60.650°S 45.200°W / -60.650; -45.200Coordinates: 60°39′S 45°12′W / 60.650°S 45.200°W / -60.650; -45.200) is an isolated...
- Broken Menhir of Er Grah", the largest known single block of stone to have been transported and erected by Neolithic people. The broken menhir, erected...
- The Menhirs of Lavajo (Portuguese: Menires de Lavajo) are a group of menhirs, located in the civil parish of Alcoutim e Pereiro in the muni****lity of...
- alignments (rows), dolmens (stone tombs), tumuli (burial mounds) and single menhirs (standing stones). More than 3,000 prehistoric standing stones were hewn...
- The Arlobi menhir is an archaeological heritage located at the Gorbea Natural Park, in Zuia, Álava (Basque part of Spain). It was found by Oier Suárez...
- The Menhir of Bulhoa (Portuguese: Menir da Bulhoa), also known as the Menhir of Abelhoa, is a granite megalithic standing stone, located near the parish...
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