Cairn - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kern|  American pronunciation of the word cairn
Brit.  |kɛːn|  British pronunciation of the word cairn

noun

- a mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path
- small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland

Examples

...climb to the cairn above the loch, and from there you'll get a broad view of the linn...

Word forms

noun
singular: cairn
plural: cairns
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