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Avebury

[eyv-buh-ree]
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noun
  1. Baron. Lubbock, Sir John.
  2. Also Abury. a village in Wiltshire, England: site of one of the largest ceremonial megalithic structures in Europe.
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Examples from the Web for avebury

Historical Examples

  • To demonstrate this, Stukeley made a plan of the Avebury remains.

    The Vale of Lyvennet

    John Salkeld Bland

  • Stonehenge and Avebury in England are almost equally celebrated.

  • The first mention of Avebury Temple is by Aubrey the antiquary.

    The Bath Road

    Charles G. (Charles George) Harper

  • The largest of these in this country is Avebury, not many miles distant from Stonehenge.

    Stonehenge

    Frank Stevens

  • "When Westminster is as dead as Avebury," said the doctor, unhelpfully.


British Dictionary definitions for avebury

Avebury

noun
  1. a village in Wiltshire, site of an extensive Neolithic stone circle
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