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cairn,

pile of stones, usually conical in shape, raised as a landmark or a memorial. In prehistoric times it was usually erected over a burial. A barrowbarrow,
in archaeology, a burial mound. Earth and stone or timber are the usual construction materials; in parts of SE Asia stone and brick have entirely replaced earth. A barrow built primarily of stone is often called a cairn.
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 is sometimes called a cairn.

cairn

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(engineering)
An artificial mound of rocks, stones, or masonry, usually conical or pyramidal, whose purpose is to designate or to aid in identifying a point of surveying or of cadastral importance.

cairn

A pile of stones heaped up for a landmark, memorial, or monument; a tumulus.

cairn

a small rough-haired breed of terrier originally from Scotland
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Cairnes, of Middlesbrough, insisted he was innocent even after being found guilty of three rapes and two assaults.
5) See for instance Grote, Plato, 421-5; Shorey, What Plato Said, 425; Jaeger, "Praise of Law," 370-1; Chroust, "An Anonymous Treatise on Law," 48-9; Cairnes, Legal Philosophy from Plato to Hegel, 33-7; Guido Fasso, Storia della filosofia de diritto, vol.
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Cairnes are thanked for their help with the equipment.
The Telluride Zone was discovered in outcrop at 2600 meters (8500 feet) elevation on the northwest ridge of Mount Cairnes, approximately 4.
Richard Cairnes, 28, a dad-of-one from Middlesbrough, who is also studying education, said: "I've always wanted to do something like this but never thought I would get the opportunity.
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Gail Cairnes, 48, of Albion Street, St Helens, was ordered out by St Helens County Court after her landlord Riverside secured a possession order.
201, he writes that Cairnes had "stressed the importance" of Bastiat's works, whereas the article he quotes is an all-out attack on the scientific merit of Bastiat's policy views) Leroux's book is excellent as an introduction to Bastiat's thought and to the literature on this topic.
In the second letter, he congratulates Cairnes for the logical and economic content of his article against Bastiat, reprinted in his Essays, and invites him in the future to conduct an examination of the Frenchman's doctrines from a social or practical perspective, to "shew how far from the truth it is that the economic phenomena of society as at present constituted always arrange themselves spontaneously in the way which is most for the common good or that the interests of all classes are fundamentally the same" (CW, 17:1764; see also Rodriguez Braun 2005).
In addition to Longley's medal there were veterans' awards for Bernie Murphy and Graeme Cairnes while at Blackburn Alistair Nelson won the U15 Boys' title leading his team to victory.
He recently enjoyed a season at The Old Vic, London, where he played Mario del Toro in the world premiere of All About My Mother, directed by Tom Cairnes.