Definition of Dolmens

1. Noun. (plural of dolmen) ¹



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Definition of Dolmens

1. dolmen [n] - See also: dolmen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dolmens

dollybirds
dollying
dollymops
dolma
dolmade
dolmades
dolman
dolman jacket
dolman sleeve
dolmans
dolmas
dolmeh
dolmen
dolmenic
dolmens (current term)
dolmus
dolmuses
dolmush
dolmushes
doloire
doloires
dolomite
dolomites
dolomitic
dolomitization
dolomitizations
dolomitize
dolomitized
dolomitizes

Literary usage of Dolmens

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1. Rude Stone Monuments in All Countries: Their Age and Uses by James Fergusson (1872)
"With megalithic chambers or dolmens. (I. With external access to chambers. ... Free standing dolmens without tumuli, fc. dolmens upou the outside of tumuli. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1907)
"There are, it may be remembered, three preceding papers,1 which maybe taken with the present one as covering the known dolmens, cists, and pillars of Clare. ..."

3. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1890)
"The dolmens are rectangular chambers with a single stone for the roof, and generally with entrance« toward the south. They all have central galleries, ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The covered dolmens are extremely variable in shape,—circular, oval, quadrangular, or irregular. The entrance gallery may be attached to the end, ..."

5. Ancient Britain and the Invasions of Julius Caesar by Thomas Rice Holmes (1907)
"Mist of the chambers in our chambered barrows virtually answer to this definition; and if the enclosing mounds kerr removed, would appear as dolmens.4 Some ..."

6. The Deserts of Southern France: An Introduction to the Limestone and Chalk by Sabine Baring-Gould (1894)
"... Lines of Stones—Menhirs—Cromlechs- dolmens—The Contents of dolmens—The Neolithic Weapons -Trepanning—Openings in dolmens—The Dolmen - builders conquered ..."

7. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association (1900)
"Madsen divides the Danish dolmens into the following classes : (1) ... We give here illustrations of the three classes of dolmens reproduced from Madsen's ..."

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