cyclopean

[ sahy-kluh-pee-uh n, sahy-klop-ee-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF cyclopean
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Arimaspi, their connection with Cyclopean architecture and mining, 86, 407.

But what a picture of titanic energy, of cyclopean ambition!

Her cyclopean walls, that seemed to render her impregnable, did not save her.

If the buildings are Cyclopean, so is the race that reared them.

If the elm gives the Gothic, this was assuredly the Cyclopean arch.

The cell was large, and if it was the bottom of a well, it must have been a cyclopean one.

The simile is noble and worthy of the Cyclopean craftsman, Dumas.

Sometimes the chulpas are round, and in some the masonry is of that variety we have already mentioned, called the Cyclopean.

The doorways were formed from huge monoliths, and the whole aspect of the building was Cyclopean.

Scattered over the surface of the Peruvian slope are Cyclopean ruins, the sole remnants of the works of a more primeval people.

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