Mausolean
Mausolean Mau`so*le"an, a. [L. Mausoleus. See {Mausoleum}.] Pertaining to a mausoleum; monumental. [1913 Webster]

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  • mausolean — See mausoleum. * * * …   Universalium

  • mausolean — adjective Of, pertaining to, or similar to, a mausoleum. Syn: mausoleal …   Wiktionary

  • mausolean — mau·so·le·an …   English syllables

  • mausolean — |mȯsə|lēən, ȯzə adjective Etymology: mausoleum + an : like, relating to, or being a mausoleum …   Useful english dictionary

  • mausoleum — mausolean, adj. /maw seuh lee euhm, zeuh /, n., pl. mausoleums, mausolea / lee euh/. 1. a stately and magnificent tomb. 2. a burial place for the bodies or remains of many individuals, often of a single family, usually in the form of a small… …   Universalium

  • mausoleal — adjective Of, pertaining to, or similar to, a mausoleum. Syn: mausolean …   Wiktionary

  • mausoleum — /mɔsəˈliəm / (say mawsuh leeuhm), /mɔz / (say mawz ) noun (plural mausoleums or mausolea / ˈliə/ (say leeuh)) 1. a stately and magnificent tomb. 2. a large, old, gloomy building. {from Mausoleum} –mausolean, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • mausoleum —   n. monumental tomb, especially elaborate.    ♦ mausolean, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Mausoleum — [mô΄sə lē′əm, mä΄sə lē′əm; mô΄zəlē′əm] n. pl. for 2 & 3 mausoleums or mausolea [mô΄səlē′ə, mô΄zəlē′ə] [mô΄səlē′ə, mô΄zəlē′ə] [L < Gr Mausōleion] 1. the tomb of Mausolus, king of Caria, at Halicarnassus: included among the seven wonders of the… …   English World dictionary

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