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Origin of dolmen
OTHER WORDS FROM dolmendol·men·ic [dohl-men-ik, dol-], /doʊlˈmɛn ɪk, dɒl-/, adjective
Words nearby dolmen
Example sentences from the Web for dolmen
The church is laid out like a dolmen, and the towers are the menhirs.Rodin: The Man and his Art|Judith Cladel
I have represented Mago as sacrificing in a dolmen in the form of a covered avenue below a tumulus.The Adventures of Captain Mago|Lon Cahun
The custom of burning the body commenced in the Stone Age, before the long barrow or the dolmen had passed out of use.
We do at least know that the dolmen was raised above a burial, in the one instance of Zennor above two.Nooks and Corners of Cornwall|C. A. Dawson Scott
Menhirs are still erected by the dolmen builders on the Brama-pootra, the Khassias, and always in commemoration of the dead.A Book of the West. Volume I Devon|S. Baring-Gould