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Definitions of menhir in various dictionaries:
noun - a tall upright megalith
A prehistoric monument of a class found chiefly in the British Isles and northern France, consisting of a single tall, upright megalith.
noun - a prehistoric monument
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|Last Seen in these Crosswords & Puzzles|
|Apr 18 2014 The Times - Concise|
|Feb 6 2009 The Guardian - Cryptic crossword|
|Oct 10 2008 The Telegraph - Quick|
|Dec 26 2007 The Times - Concise|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|See standing stone.|
|a tall upright stone of a kind erected in prehistoric times in western Europe.|
|a tall upright megalith found primarily in England and northern France|
A menhir (from Brittonic languages: maen or men, "stone" and hir or hîr, "long"), standing stone, orthostat, lith is a large man-made upright stone, typically dating from the European middle Bronze Age. They can be found solely as monoliths, or as part of a group of similar stones. Menhirs's size can vary considerably, but they are generally uneven and squared, often tapering towards the top. |
* They are widely distributed across Europe, Africa and Asia, but most numerous in Western Europe; particularly in Ireland, Great Britain, Brittany and France, where there are about 50,000 examples, while there are 1,200 menhirs in northwest France alone. Standing stones are usually difficult to date, but pottery, or pottery shards, found underneath some in Atlantic Europe connects them with the Beaker people. They were constructed during many different periods across pre-history as part of the larger megalithic cultures in Europe and near areas.
* Some menhirs have been erected next to buildings tha