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  • n. An ancient monument consisting of a raised stone with runic inscription.

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Examples

  • Also I fear what happens if I am not careful, because if I push my brain for a visual image on "horse," I get the runestone drawing of Sleipnir.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • "We've translated the runestone that Kangia gave you, the one the Germans found in the crevasse," he said diffidently.

    Crusader Gold

  • "You haven't told us what the rest of the runestone says."

    Crusader Gold

  • I was thinking of staying here anyway and having another go at that runestone, to see if there's anything we missed.

    Crusader Gold

  • So he decided to pass the runestone to the old Inuit for safekeeping.

    Crusader Gold

  • "What was that place again, the Maya name on the runestone with my friend under the cairn?"

    Crusader Gold

  • Shortly before he was murdered he told me the full story, how Kiinzl had snatched the runestone from him and tried to kill him with his own SS dagger in the crevasse.

    Crusader Gold

  • The only connection Jack had with Chichen Itza was the runestone inscription from L'Anse aux Meadows.

    Crusader Gold

  • At the opening of the exhibit, in a ceremony attended by more than seven-hundred guests and dignitaries, American ambassador to Sweden Charles Heimbold conceded that the runestone may be a forgery, a "strange, early Swedish-American practical joke" that nonetheless served as a symbol of the enduring ties between the United States and Scandinavia.

    Kensington Runestone Goes to Sweden

  • The runestone has generated enormous interest in Sweden, where it has been the subject of more than 120 articles, and museum attendance records were broken in the first week of the exhibit, which runs until January.

    Kensington Runestone Goes to Sweden

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