[ eyv-buh-ree ]
/ ˈeɪv bə ri /
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Baron. Lubbock, Sir John.
Also A·bur·y [ey-buh-ree] /ˈeɪ bə ri/ . a village in Wiltshire, England: site of one of the largest ceremonial megalithic structures in Europe.
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Words nearby Avebury
avaunt, A.V.C., avdp., ave, ave atque vale, Avebury, avec plaisir, Avedon, Aveiro, avel, Avellaneda
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How to use Avebury in a sentence
Both travellers discovered a common excitement at the mention of Avebury and Silbury Hill.
It was Dr. Martineau who presently brought this disquisition upon Avebury to a stop by a very remarkable gesture.
In the last part of this sentence the great doctor either forgets, or shows his ignorance of, the antiquities at Avebury.
Avebury Church, just without the rampart, was originally a Saxon building, its aisles being Norman additions.
The literature of Avebury, not quite so copious as that of the stones of the Plain, is also more diffident in its guessing.
British Dictionary definitions for Avebury
/ (ˈeɪvbərɪ) /
a village in Wiltshire, site of an extensive Neolithic stone circle
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