from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A very large stone used in various prehistoric architectures or monumental styles, notably in western Europe during the second millennium B.C.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A construction involving one or several roughly hewn stone slabs of great size.
- n. A large stone used in such a construction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large stone; especially, a large stone used in constructing ancient monuments.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A great stone; specifically, a stone of great size used in constructive work or as a monument, as in ancient Cyclopean and so-called Druidic or Celtic remains.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)
Plaid Cymru should use its position in government to oppose the building of the Severn Barrage "megalith", the editor of a Welsh language green magazine has told Golwg.
So maybe the megalith is another harbinger, and it’s all pointing toward your apocalyptic vision, the arrival of the major big bad.
As we speak, one giant telecommunications company, the cable/programming megalith Comcast, is poised to take over another, the NBC network of local stations, cable channels and even a movie studio.
There was a really great period in Nashville when this huge megalith label started doing these small artist records for some of the session players in town.
The site, some towering landmark megalith, an urban Stonehenge, is decorated.
It boggles the mind to think of what leverage that megalith could bring to retransmission consent negotiations, and how it could play with access to any number of Internet sites, regardless of whether those sites provide video content that competes with, or complements, NBCU or Comcast content properties.
It was the Duke of Edinburgh, usually thought of as a megalith of frosted and unempathetic emotion, who said that if the boys wanted to walk behind their mother's coffin, he would be beside them.
The last thing anyone needs is a megalith -- even one as diverse and nuanced as the global church really is -- setting this kind of agenda.
He also began a process of reforming the messy megalith of the state oil company, made promises on improving Nigeria's notoriously inadequate electric power, and after alternating between force and appeasement, achieved a provisionally successful amnesty with rebels in the Niger delta, which seems to have held even during the period of illness and political wrangling.
Whether as marks on paper of an ancient dreamer, an urbanscape of sculptures cheek by jowl, or a megalith, it hardly matters.