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a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone

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"Cromlechs are often called burial chambers and are the earliest of these monuments and date from the very first farmers," Gwilym said.
These Pyrenean stone circles, also known as Pyrenean cromlech, are known as baratze--Mairubaratze, Baratzarreta, Jentilbaratza, etc.--in Basque, which is a term associated with megaliths.
The ethereal Almendres Cromlech, an open-air, oval complex made up of close to 100 granite stones, is believed to have served as a primitive astronomical observatory, possibly for a solar cult as well as a gathering place for celebrating the cycles of nature.
Medi 9fed, 2012 yn dawel yn ei gartref Y Stabal, Cromlech, Y Ffor, Pwllheli, yn 88 mlwydd oed.
* YEAR OF BIRDS, JIMMY FLOYD HASSELBAIND and CROMLECH play Middlesbrough's Westgarth Social Club on Thursday.
Mid-morning heat is baking the hill as we begin the short but steep climb from the information centre along the road near the village of Dolni Glavanak, about 36km from the town of Harmanli, up a gravel path to Cromlech, which signboards (in Bulgarian and English) describe as the "Bulgarian Stonehenge".
Margaret Linley asserts that Tennyson's framing poems argue that "To be 'loyal to the royal' in the self, then, is to participate in the process of dissolving conventional constraints of the material [and] timebound." (34) Thus, Tennyson rejects limiting his Arthur to any local, provincial tradition that "cleaves to cairn and cromlech still" ("To the Queen," l.
El escultor espanol Eduardo Chillida, segun el mismo relato, concibio en 1996, tras una especie de sueno-revelacion, un descomunal proyecto que llegaria a convertirse en un destello de lo sublime, similar al cromlech antes mencionado.
(7.) Andrew Brink, Loss and Symbolic Repair: A Psychological Study of Some English Poets (Hamilton, Ontario: The Cromlech Press, 1977); David Aberbach, Surviving Trauma: Loss, Literature and Psychoanalysis (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 1989).
He is said to have lived in a cromlech near Lambourn, Berkshire, since called Wayland Smith's Cave, and legend relates that, if a traveler tied up his horse there, left sixpence for a fee, and retired from sight, he would find the horse shod on his return.
Yr oedd teulu Royle (yn wreiddiol o Fanceinion) yn ffermio Cromlech, Tynygongl a Phant y Saer, Bwlch.