any of the large, tower-shaped, prehistoric stone structures found in Sardinia and dating from the second millennium b.c. to the Roman conquest of Sardinia in 238 b.c.
- nu·ra·ghic, adjective
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How to use nuraghe in a sentence
On a hillock two or three miles distant, were the ruins of a nuraghe, mellowed to a rich orange tint.
Opinions as to the purposes for which the nuraghe were erected are as various as those regarding their origin.
The world has been searched for styles of building corresponding with that of the Sarde nuraghe; without success.
Whatever were the purposes of the nuraghe, almost all writers on Sardinia consider these ancient structures of Eastern origin.
It is now established that in the Giants' Tombs of Sardinia we are to see the graves of the inhabitants of the nuraghe villages.Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders | T. Eric Peet