Definition of standing stone in English:

standing stone

Syllabification: stand·ing stone

noun

  • another term for menhir.
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    • Surviving monuments in the Kilmartin Valley include a ‘linear cemetery’ of Bronze Age cairns, several standing stones, a stone circle and numerous elaborate rock art panels.
    • There are hundreds of other chambered cairns and standing stones and several stone circles across the islands.
    • The field site contains over 45 stone circles, passage graves, standing stones and dolmen tombs and has been the focus of excavations for more than twenty years.

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