Definition of henge in English:


Syllabification: henge
Pronunciation: /henj


  • A prehistoric monument consisting of a circle of stone or wooden uprights.
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    • Making monuments, henges, and stone circles required an immense amount of labour and the coordination of effort.
    • Probably long before there were stone henges there were wooden henges, just posts.
    • Near the centre of the henge were two smaller stone circles with internal settings.


mid 18th century: back-formation from Stonehenge.

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