plural noun (1)
Rei·​hen·​grä·​ber | \ ˈrīənˌgrābə(r) \

Definition of Reihengräber

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: long barrows that are found in southern Germany


plural noun (2)
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Definition of Reihengräber (Entry 2 of 2)

: the prehistoric probably Teutonic people that are buried in the Reihengräber

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History and Etymology for Reihengräber

Plural noun (1)

German, literally, graves in rows, from reihen (plural of reihe row, from Middle High German rīhe line) + gräber, plural of grab grave, from Old High German; from their being arranged in rows

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