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Stumbling upon a cairn or a beautiful arrangement of leaves could bring a little burst of magic to someone’s day, and I’ve often smiled when I come upon similar projects myself.

In your exhilaration, you grab a stone and drop it on the nearest cairn as if to say, I was here!

On his left hand and behind him lay the rich belt of woodland that marked the courses of the rivers Cluden and Cairn.

His Grace sent Castalia a beautiful wedding present: a cairn-gorm, set in solid silver.

And now, behold, I break open the piled stones of your cairn, and I let in the noon between your ribs.

My experience was such by this time that I saw at a glance this cairn was not the work of a native.

We can go no further till we find an unrifled cairn burial answering to Homeric descriptions.


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On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cairn, such as: ceremony, headstone, mausoleum, plaque, remembrance, and statue.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.