Carnac



a commune in SW Morbihan, in NW France, SE of Lorient: megalithic monuments. 3681.
Contemporary Examples

In one of his most famous sketches, Johnny Carson channeled his psychic abilities as “Carnac the Magnificent.”
Johnny Carson’s Greatest Moments From Carnac to a Python Grapple Brittany Jones-Cooper May 6, 2012

Historical Examples

The meeting was held and a deputation was appointed to wait on Carnac at his office.
Carnac’s Folly, Complete Gilbert Parker

No sooner had they got there than there was a quarrel between Egerton and Carnac.
At the Point of the Bayonet G. A. Henty

Carnac, in Upper Egypt, retains a monolith of the same symbolic character.
The Round Towers of Ireland Henry O’Brien

Carnac had his hand on the latch of the door through which Dolphin had disappeared.
The Tale of Timber Town Alfred Grace

He disliked Carnac for his uncalculating candour; but he realized that, behind all, was something disturbing to his life.
Carnac’s Folly, Complete Gilbert Parker

Meanwhile, after two days of delay, the troops were landed at Carnac.
A History of England, Period III. Rev. J. Franck Bright

The letter Carnac had just received seemed to him the plumbline of that abyss.
Carnac’s Folly, Complete Gilbert Parker

Carnac, in upper Egypt, is a monolith of the same symbolic character.
The God-Idea of the Ancients Eliza Burt Gamble

He realized that around Carnac there was a shadow which took its toll of light and life.
Carnac’s Folly, Complete Gilbert Parker

noun
a village in NW France: noted for its many megalithic monuments, including alignments of stone menhirs

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