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Stonehenge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishStonehengeStone‧henge /ˌstəʊnˈhendʒ◂ $ ˈstəʊnhendʒ/  a group of very large tall stones that are arranged in a large circle with a smaller circle inside it, which stand on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, southern England. It is believed they were put there about 4,000 years ago and were used for studying the movements of the sun, moon, and stars. Some people also believe that they were used by the Druids (=ancient priests before the Christian period) in religious ceremonies.
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