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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Origin and Etymology of nuraghe
Italian (Sardinian dialect), perhaps from Nura, Nurra, locality in Nuoro province, central Sardinia, Italy
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