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  • 1 Mound — Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Mound bird — Mound Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a… …

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  • 3 Mound builders — Mound Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a… …

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  • 4 Mound maker — Mound Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a… …

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  • 5 Mound — For other uses, see Mound (disambiguation). Grave Creek Mound, in Moundsville, West Virginia A mound is a general term for an artificial heaped pile of earth, gravel, sand, rocks, or debris …

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  • 6 Artificial dwelling hill — An artificial dwelling hill (known as Terp, Wierde, Woerd, Warf, Warft, Werf, Wurt and Værft) is a mound, created to provide safe ground during high tide and river floods.These hills occur in the northern part of the Netherlands (in the provinces …

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  • 7 mound — /maʊnd / (say mownd) noun 1. an elevation formed of earth or sand, debris, etc., overlying ruins, a grave, etc. 2. a tumulus or other raised work of earth dating from a prehistoric or long past period. 3. a natural elevation of earth; a hillock… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 Mound (disambiguation) — A mound is an artificial heap or pile, especially of earth, rocks, or sand. Mound may also refer to: Mound (creature), a half plant, half human creature in the paintings and writings of artist Trenton Doyle Hancock Pitchers mound, the raised… …

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  • 9 mound — mound1 /mownd/, n. 1. a natural elevation of earth; a hillock or knoll. 2. an artificial elevation of earth, as for a defense work or a dam or barrier; an embankment. 3. a heap or raised mass: a mound of papers; a mound of hay. 4. Baseball. the… …

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  • 10 mound — {{11}}mound (n.) 1550s, hedge, fence, also embankment, dam (a sense probably influenced by mount (n.)). The relationship between the noun and the verb is uncertain. Commonly supposed to be from O.E. mund hand, protection, guardianship (cognate… …

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  • 11 mound — [[t]maʊnd[/t]] n. 1) a natural elevation of earth; hillock or knoll 2) an artificial elevation of earth, as for a defense work or a dam; embankment 3) a heap or raised mass: a mound of papers[/ex] 4) spo the slightly raised ground from which a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 mound — I. transitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1515 1. archaic to enclose or fortify with a fence or a ridge of earth 2. to form into a mound II. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1551 …

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  • 13 mound — 1. noun a) An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart. b) A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock …

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  • 14 Kościuszko Mound — ( Kopiec Kościuszki ) in Kraków, Poland, erected by Cracovians in commemoration of the Polish national leader Tadeusz Kościuszko, is an artificial mound modeled after Kraków s prehistoric mounds of Krak and Wanda. A serpentine path leads to the… …

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  • 15 Piłsudski's Mound — (also known as Independence Mound or Freedom Mound) in Kraków, Poland, erected by Cracovians in commemoration of the Polish national leader Józef Piłsudski, is an artificial mound, constructed in the years 1934 1937. It is located in west Kraków …

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  • 16 flood mound — /ˈflʌd maʊnd/ (say flud mownd) noun an artificial mound created as a place for stock to stand in times of flooding rain. Also, flood hill …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 Shell mound — Mound Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 The Mound — For the novella, see The Mound (short story). The Mound …

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  • 19 Sermon on the Mound — The Sermon on the Mound is the name given by the Scottish press to an address made by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland on 21 May 1988. [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/politics… …

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  • 20 Union of Lublin Mound — ( uk. Копець Люблінської унії; pl. Kopiec Unii Lubelskiej) is an artificial hill, 29 m high, in Lviv created in 1869 1890 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Union of Lublin. It is located on the summit of Lviv High Castle.In the second… …

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