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causewayed camp

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Definition of causewayed camp in English:

noun

Archaeology
A type of Neolithic settlement in southern Britain, visible as an oval enclosure surrounded by concentric ditches that are crossed by several causeways.
Example sentences
  • Equally, it may be the remains of an earlier enclosure, perhaps even a Neolithic causewayed camp or henge.
  • Stengade was similar, and Troldebjerg turned out to be a causewayed camp.
  • Compare that with causewayed camps, stone circles, avenues and cursuses.

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