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Examples from the Web for avebury

Historical Examples of avebury

  • 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.


    Frank Stevens

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

British Dictionary definitions for avebury


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