a type of late Neolithic to Bronze Age tomb found in Britain and Europe, usually of megaliths covered by mounds, sometimes decorated, and used for successive family or clan burials spanning a number of generations.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of chamber tomb
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby chamber tomb
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Example sentences from the Web for chamber tomb
Then we find the chamber-tomb of Den Semti at Abydos with a granite floor, the walls being still of brick.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery|L.W. King and H.R. Hall
The famous Men-an-tol in Cornwall may well be all that is left of a chamber-tomb of some kind.Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders|T. Eric Peet