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cairn

cairn

cairn Sentence Examples

  • From another point of view it is a monstrous hoard or cairn of rough-hewn antiquarian learning, now often praised, sometimes quoted from, and never read.

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  • A cairn was built on the top in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria's jubilee.

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  • The summit of Slieve Gullion is crowned by a large cairn, which forms the roof of a singular cavern of artificial construction, probably an early burial-place.

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  • The summit of Slieve Gullion is crowned by a large cairn, which forms the roof of a singular cavern of artificial construction, probably an early burial-place.

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  • Cam, a cairn or heap of stones - Moel-trigarn.

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  • On Rousay (627) the cairn of Blotchnie Fiold (811 ft.), the highest point of the island, commands a beautiful survey of the northern isles of the archipelago.

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  • in diameter, covered with a heap of stones, like a small cairn, may sometimes be seen; these were possibly intended for the burial of slaves or less important members of the tribe.

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  • Texier with the great cairn beneath Old Magnesia; but Sir W.

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  • North-west of this another Asoka pillar has been discovered, recording his visit to the cairn erected by the Sakyas over the remains of Konagamana, one of the previous Buddhas or teachers, whose follower Gotama the Buddha had claimed to be.

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  • above the sea, the more prominent parts of which have received special names - Driesh, Mayar, Tom Buidhe, Tolmount, Cairn na Glasha.

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  • It pursues mainly a north-western direction, at one point being carried over the shoulder of Cairn mon-earn (1245 ft.).

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  • In Ireland, where the long barrow form is all but unknown, the round barrow or chambered cairn prevailed from the earliest Pagan period till the introduction of Christianity.

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  • Pre-eminent among these is the discovery, by Mr William Peppe, on the Birdpur estate, adjoining the boundary between English and Nepalese territory, of the stupa, or cairn, erected by the Sakiya clan over their share of the ashes from the cremation pyre of the Buddha.

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  • The day thus begun is the "day of sacrifice," and has four ceremonies - (I) to pelt with seven stones a cairn (jamrat al `agaba) at the eastern end of W.

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  • Recently, I caught wind of a charity group planning to erect a new memorial cairn on the summit.

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  • It was a custom to make a cairn of stones near the wayside statues of Hermes, each passer-by adding a stone; the significance of the practice, which is found in many countries, is discussed by Frazer (Golden Bough, 2nd ed., iii.

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  • Their cremated bones were placed in an urn under a large stone in the southern part of the cairn.

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  • Beyond, climb the wide grassy path, ascending through dense bracken, to arrive at the tall cairn on the summit.

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  • At the North Cairn continue along the very broad ridge south.

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  • burial cairn.

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  • The ring of large stones would have held together a cairn of smaller stones covering a cremation burial.

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  • In the center of the ring are the remains of a chambered cairn.

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  • The site is marked by a memorial cairn on the west side of the road.

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  • A Neolithic burial cairn can be found south of Strone farm.

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  • Often, there is a low circular burial cairn inside the circle.

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  • You don't have stone like this within ancient burial cairn without good reason!

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  • A small cairn marks the nominal summit of the hill.

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  • cairn on the summit.

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  • Cairn Gorm weather station Heriot-Watt maintain a weather station on the top of cairn Gorm weather station Heriot-Watt maintain a weather station on the top of Cairn Gorm.

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  • cairn terrier = Kerry Blue Terrier = Irish Setter 36.

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  • cairn circle, which is not a stone circle proper.

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  • cairn of stones with a pole.

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  • The summit cairn is now level with the snow compared to a few weeks ago.

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  • Bear right with the track and follow the waymarks up to another Bronze Age curb cairn.

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  • The Bill Stuart memorial cairn stands a few yards further on.

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  • The center cairn is a ring cairn with no passage to the central chamber.

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  • Excavation on the surface of the cairn, however, exposed more of the passage capstones that had been discovered in 2001.

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  • The skull was excavated from cist no.1 and is an example of a Bronze Age short cist within a cairn.

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  • Following this industrial archeology, phase B is a Bronze Age cairn with a central cist.

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  • cremated bones were placed in an urn under a large stone in the southern part of the cairn.

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  • excavation of a Neolithic long cairn of the Cotswold-Severn group.

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  • Conversely Cairn Energy topped the fallers after disappointing news on several of its appraisal wells.

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  • One concentration of fire-cracked flint suggests the possible location of a flint cairn.

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  • Simple: it puts on an exhibition at the day lodge on the Cairn Gorm funicular.

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  • gullytinue up the easier line of ice and snow gullies above to finish below the cairn on Mardale Ill Bell.

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  • On the top of a small hillock near the center of the bay is a small circular cairn 36 feet in diameter.

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  • husband russ cairn energy today.

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  • industrial archaeologytrial archeology, phase B is a Bronze Age cairn with a central cist.

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  • kerbar right with the track and follow the waymarks up to another Bronze Age curb cairn.

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  • I then offered a small libation of water at each cairn to the ancestral spirits, pouring the water onto earth by the stones.

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  • libation of water at each cairn to the ancestral spirits, pouring the water onto earth by the stones.

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  • The cairn is referred to as the limekiln Cairn as it is situated next to a disused limekiln.

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  • muons detected at the top of Cairn Gorm with the number at sea-level.

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  • Surprisingly, there is no trig pillar, just a simple cairn.

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  • The walk through Parson's Bridge and views from the cairn itself provide ample recompense for the exertions!

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  • The monument consists of a roughly rectangular cairn containing two chambers facing up the hill.

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  • A large stone cairn stands sentinel in Renfrew road, Paisley.

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  • I vividly remember seeing oily black stains on Cairn Gorm's snow.

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  • summit cairn.

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  • cairn terrier = Kerry Blue Terrier = Irish Setter 36.

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  • (See Stone Monuments, Barrow and Cairn.) The custom of constructing sepulchral tumuli was widely prevalent throughout the prehistoric ages and is referred to in the early literature of various races as a fitting commemoration of the illustrious dead.

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  • in diameter, covered with a heap of stones, like a small cairn, may sometimes be seen; these were possibly intended for the burial of slaves or less important members of the tribe.

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  • Texier with the great cairn beneath Old Magnesia; but Sir W.

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  • It was a custom to make a cairn of stones near the wayside statues of Hermes, each passer-by adding a stone; the significance of the practice, which is found in many countries, is discussed by Frazer (Golden Bough, 2nd ed., iii.

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  • On Rousay (627) the cairn of Blotchnie Fiold (811 ft.), the highest point of the island, commands a beautiful survey of the northern isles of the archipelago.

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  • It pursues mainly a north-western direction, at one point being carried over the shoulder of Cairn mon-earn (1245 ft.).

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  • In Ireland, where the long barrow form is all but unknown, the round barrow or chambered cairn prevailed from the earliest Pagan period till the introduction of Christianity.

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  • above the sea, the more prominent parts of which have received special names - Driesh, Mayar, Tom Buidhe, Tolmount, Cairn na Glasha.

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  • Pre-eminent among these is the discovery, by Mr William Peppe, on the Birdpur estate, adjoining the boundary between English and Nepalese territory, of the stupa, or cairn, erected by the Sakiya clan over their share of the ashes from the cremation pyre of the Buddha.

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  • North-west of this another Asoka pillar has been discovered, recording his visit to the cairn erected by the Sakyas over the remains of Konagamana, one of the previous Buddhas or teachers, whose follower Gotama the Buddha had claimed to be.

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  • Cam, a cairn or heap of stones - Moel-trigarn.

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  • From another point of view it is a monstrous hoard or cairn of rough-hewn antiquarian learning, now often praised, sometimes quoted from, and never read.

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  • The day thus begun is the "day of sacrifice," and has four ceremonies - (I) to pelt with seven stones a cairn (jamrat al `agaba) at the eastern end of W.

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  • A cairn was built on the top in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria's jubilee.

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  • The walk through Parson 's Bridge and views from the cairn itself provide ample recompense for the exertions !

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  • The monument consists of a roughly rectangular cairn containing two chambers facing up the hill.

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  • A large stone cairn stands sentinel in Renfrew road, Paisley.

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  • I vividly remember seeing oily black stains on Cairn Gorm 's snow.

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  • By 1847, a small collection of wooden huts had been built around the summit cairn.

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  • In the 1850's the Cairn's brothers took over the business when Gratacap retired, and they have been the premier manufacturers of leather helmets since then, combining innovation with tradition.

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