a megalithic tomb of the Neolithic and Copper or early Bronze ages found in the British Isles and Europe, consisting of a roofed burial chamber and narrow entrance passage covered by a round mound and containing human remains and funerary offerings.
Words nearby passage grave
Compare chamber tomb.
Origin of passage grave
First recorded in 1930–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Examples from the Web for passage grave
The stone cists resemble very much the chamber of a passage-grave.Sweden|Victor Nilsson