Reihengräber

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plural noun (1)

Rei·​hen·​grä·​ber
ˈrīənˌgrābə(r)
: long barrows that are found in southern Germany

Reihengräber

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plural noun (2)

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

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Etymology

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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“Reihengräber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Reihengr%C3%A4ber. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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