1(In Wales) a megalithic tomb consisting of a large flat stone laid on upright ones; a dolmen.
More example sentences
- They were the so called Megalithic People, the builders of dolmens, cromlechs and other monuments over or to their dead.
- The stones were not dolmens or cromlechs.
- Everywhere you go in Ireland there are standing stones, circles, cromlechs and tumuli.
Welsh, from crom, feminine of crwm 'arched' + llech 'flat stone'; sense 2 is via French from Breton krommlec'h.
Definition of cromlech in:
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