Newgrange

or New Grange

[ noo-greynj, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnuˌgreɪndʒ, ˈnyu- /

noun

the largest of three mound-covered passage graves on the river Boyne in county Meath, Ireland, built c3000 b.c., having a corbeled roof and hammered geometric engravings and containing traces of cremation burials.

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Example sentences from the Web for newgrange

  • It was with this feeling that I visited one of the most ancient places of worship in Ireland, the tumulus at Newgrange.

    Humanly Speaking|Samuel McChord Crothers