Definition of nuragh in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnʊəraɡ/

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(also nuraghe /ˈnʊəraɡi/)

noun (plural nuraghi /ˈnʊəraɡi/)

A type of large tower-shaped stone structure found in Sardinia, dating from the Bronze and Iron Ages.
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.



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.



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