towerlike
adjective see tower I

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  • -ghi — Nuraghe Nu*ra ghe, n.; It. pl. { ghi}. Also Nuragh Nu ragh, etc.[It. dial. (Sardinia) nuraghe).] One of the prehistoric towerlike structures found in Sardinia. The so called nuraghi, conical monuments with truncated summits, 30 60 ft. in height,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glover's tower — Tower Tow er, n. [OE. tour,tor,tur, F. tour, L. turris; akin to Gr. ?; cf. W. twr a tower, Ir. tor a castle, Gael. torr a tower, castle. Cf. {Tor}, {Turret}.] 1. (Arch.) (a) A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nuragh — Nuraghe Nu*ra ghe, n.; It. pl. { ghi}. Also Nuragh Nu ragh, etc.[It. dial. (Sardinia) nuraghe).] One of the prehistoric towerlike structures found in Sardinia. The so called nuraghi, conical monuments with truncated summits, 30 60 ft. in height,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nuraghe — Nu*ra ghe, n.; It. pl. { ghi}. Also Nuragh Nu ragh, etc.[It. dial. (Sardinia) nuraghe).] One of the prehistoric towerlike structures found in Sardinia. The so called nuraghi, conical monuments with truncated summits, 30 60 ft. in height, 35 100… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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