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henge

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Pronunciation: /hɛn(d)ʒ
 
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Definition of henge in English:

noun

A prehistoric monument consisting of a circle of stone or wooden uprights.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

mid 18th century: back-formation from Stonehenge.

Words that rhyme with henge

avenge, revenge, Stonehenge

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