nuraghe

noun
nu·​ra·​ghe | \nüˈrägā\
plural nuraghi\ -​gē \ or nuraghes

Definition of nuraghe 

: a large stone structure of Sardinia built in the shape of a truncated cone and held to date from the bronze age the nuraghi … are easily the equal of the sphinx in mystery and grandeur— P. E. Deutschman

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Other Words from nuraghe

nuraghic adjective

History and Etymology for nuraghe

Italian (Sardinian dialect), perhaps from Nura, Nurra, locality in Nuoro province, central Sardinia, Italy

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