cairn (kârn)

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Definition (Noun) A pyramid of rough stones, raised for a memorial or mark of some kind. In Context "We saw what appeared to be a cairn on the next summit south, and decided to go to it and stand on it and see if we could guess – in relation to our campsite – where we were." John McPhee, Coming into the Country, 1977.