Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as rock-cut.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After the wedding we headed up with Adi, her new husband Samuel, and her brother (who kindly drove us up in a UN car) and sister to see some of the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

    Family reunion in Addis! « Cameroon

  • When I visited the rock-hewn churches at Lalibela last week, I had in my pocket a letter written by the children who attend an after-school program at First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, Connecticut and illustrated by one particularly talented artist there, William Ng.

    Christine Negroni: At Christmas, Can We Carve A Better World?

  • When I visited the rock-hewn churches at Lalibela last week, I had in my pocket a letter written by the children who attend an after-school program at First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, Connecticut and illustrated by one particularly talented artist there, William Ng.

    Christine Negroni: At Christmas, Can We Carve A Better World?

  • And I wonder me here in Folsom, while democracy dreams its enchantments o'er the twentieth century world, whether there, in the rock-hewn crypt of that secret, desert valley, the bones still abide that once were mine and that stiffened my animated body when I was an Aryan master high-stomached to command.

    Chapter 21

  • When I visited the rock-hewn churches at Lalibela last week, I had in my pocket a letter written by the children who attend an after-school program at First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, Connecticut and illustrated by one particularly talented artist there, William Ng.

    Christine Negroni: At Christmas, Can We Carve A Better World?

  • When I visited the rock-hewn churches at Lalibela last week, I had in my pocket a letter written by the children who attend an after-school program at First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, Connecticut and illustrated by one particularly talented artist there, William Ng.

    Christine Negroni: At Christmas, Can We Carve A Better World?

  • Its rock-hewn churches date from the 12th century and are not to be missed.

    Time travellers

  • When I visited the rock-hewn churches at Lalibela last week, I had in my pocket a letter written by the children who attend an after-school program at First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, Connecticut and illustrated by one particularly talented artist there, William Ng.

    Christine Negroni: At Christmas, Can We Carve A Better World?

  • And I, the Aryan master in old Egypt, have myself builded my two burial places -- the one a false and mighty pyramid to which a generation of slaves could attest; the other humble, meagre, secret, rock-hewn in a desert valley by slaves who died immediately their work was done ....

    Chapter 21

  • A luxury resort tucked into a private canyon on a 150-acre site marked by ancient oaks, majestic hills, a rock-hewn stream and private lake.

    Estee Stanley: Not Impressed

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