Mausoleum Mau`so*le"um, n.; pl. E. {Mausoleums}, L. {-lea}. [L. mausoleum, Gr. ?, fr. ? Mausolus, king of Caria, to whom Artemisia, his widow, erected a stately monument, one of the wonders of the ancient world.] A magnificent tomb, or stately sepulchral monument. [1913 Webster]

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