Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A carving or incised drawing on rock, especially one made by prehistoric people.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A carving on or in stone; a rock-carving.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a carving or line drawing on rock (especially one made by prehistoric people)

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Examples

  • About five hectares have been cleared in the zone covered of lush vegetation finding evidences as the petroglyph, which is a stone with engravings and geometric designs that inhabitants denominate the mysterious stone of La Palma.

    Mysterious La Palma Stone

  • About five hectares have been cleared in the zone covered of lush vegetation finding evidences as the petroglyph, which is a stone with engravings and geometric designs that inhabitants denominate the mysterious stone of La Palma.

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  • Unfortunately this was a day of a huge windstorm, cold gusts to sixty knots or so, so the outdoor activities we'd planned--- aerial tram, petroglyph trail--- had to be canceled in favor of things we could do indoors.

    Coffee Bread

  • A petroglyph at a site just south of the Arizona border, near St. George, Utah:

    Is That Legal?: Family Vacation, Part 3

  • There are petroglyph sites, archeological and paleontological sites and, still in Utah, a quarry where you can go and dig for your own trilobite.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Stone circles and other petroglyph sites are located in the area.

    "Stonehenge" in Lake Michigan?

  • After getting our fresh produce for the stir fry tonight we all ended up with something, as for example Linda bought me a braclet with a Hawaiian petroglyph in it.

    Hawaiian Adventure Day 8: Akaka falls, woodwork and the best breakfast in the USA

  • A petroglyph at a site just south of the Arizona border, near St. George, Utah:

    Is That Legal?: August 2007 Archives

  • After getting our fresh produce for the stir fry tonight we all ended up with something, as for example Linda bought me a braclet with a Hawaiian petroglyph in it.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • There are petroglyph sites, archeological and paleontological sites and, still in Utah, a quarry where you can go and dig for your own trilobite.

    It's a long, long way from Fresno to Salt Lake City...

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