the site of an excavated Neolithic village on Pomona in the Orkney Islands, dating from c2000 b.c.
a Neolithic village in NE Scotland, in the Orkney Islands: one of Europe’s most perfectly preserved Stone Age villages, buried by a sand dune until uncovered by a storm in 1850
skarn (skärn) A coarse-grained metamorphic rock formed by the contact metamorphism of carbonate rocks. Skarn typically contains garnet, pyroxene, epidote, and wollastonite.
noun 1. a modern style of vocalized Jamaican popular music, which emerged in the 1950s as a blend of African-Jamaican folk music, calypso, and American rhythm and blues, notable for its shuffling, scratchlike tempo and jazzlike horn riffs on the offbeat. noun 1. a type of West Indian pop music of the 1960s, accented on […]
noun 1. (Austral, informal) do a Skase, to skip the country while owing a large amount of money
noun 1. a card game for three players, using a pack of 32 playing cards, sevens through aces, the object being to fulfill any of various contracts, with scoring computed on strategy and on tricks won. noun 1. a three-handed card game using 32 cards, popular in German-speaking communities