Definition of nuragh in English:

nuragh

Line breaks: nur¦agh
Pronunciation: /ˈnʊərag
 
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(also nuraghe /-gi/)

noun (plural nuraghi /-gi/)

  • A type of large tower-shaped stone structure found in Sardinia, dating from the Bronze and Iron Ages.
    More example sentences
    • The nuraghi of Sardinia are very similar in form and date to the torri of Corsica and the talayots of the Balearic Islands.
    • These are the nuraghi, patriarchal fortress-villages dating back to Sardina's flourishing Bronze Age.
    • I climb to the top of a nuraghe and look down a Bronze Age sacred well - both amazingly intact.

Derivatives

nuraghic

adjective
More example sentences
  • Even more impressive are the nuraghic tombs which survive in two localities near the town of Arzachena, at Li Lolghi and Coddu Vecciu.

Origin

Sardinian.

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