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See definition of cairn on Dictionary.com
  • as inmemorial
  • as inmonument
  • as inpyramid

synonyms for cairn

  • ceremony
  • headstone
  • mausoleum
  • plaque
  • remembrance
  • statue
  • tombstone
  • column
  • inscription
  • keepsake
  • memento
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pillar
  • record
  • relic
  • reminder
  • shaft
  • slab
  • souvenir
  • stele
  • tablet
  • token
  • trophy
  • gravestone
  • headstone
  • marker
  • masterpiece
  • mausoleum
  • pillar
  • shrine
  • slab
  • statue
  • stele
  • stone
  • tablet
  • testament
  • tomb
  • tombstone
  • tribute
  • cenotaph
  • column
  • commemoration
  • erection
  • ledger
  • memento
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pile
  • record
  • reminder
  • token
  • tower
  • witness
  • footstone
  • magnum opus
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How to use cairn in a sentence

In your exhilaration, you grab a stone and drop it on the nearest cairn as if to say, I was here!
THE ULTIMATE ACADIA NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDEVIRGINIA M. WRIGHTFEBRUARY 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
On his left hand and behind him lay the rich belt of woodland that marked the courses of the rivers Cluden and Cairn.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
His Grace sent Castalia a beautiful wedding present: a cairn-gorm, set in solid silver.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
And now, behold, I break open the piled stones of your cairn, and I let in the noon between your ribs.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
My experience was such by this time that I saw at a glance this cairn was not the work of a native.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
We can go no further till we find an unrifled cairn burial answering to Homeric descriptions.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
Dovers built a small cairn on the summit of the island and took angles to the outlying rocks.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Then we built a little cairn to mark his resting-place for future use, and wandered on in search of the rest of his party.
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
I cannot commence my observations at the cairn till I have warmed my hands over a dung fire.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
Every barn he knew, and cairn and croft and steeple recalled stories of his boyhood.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CAIRN

  • cairn
  • ceremony
  • column
  • headstone
  • inscription
  • keepsake
  • mausoleum
  • memento
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pillar
  • plaque
  • record
  • relic
  • remembrance
  • reminder
  • shaft
  • slab
  • souvenir
  • statue
  • stele
  • tablet
  • token
  • tombstone
  • trophy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.