Tumulus
Tumulus Tu"mu*lus, n.; pl. {Tumuli}. [L., a mound, a sepulchral mound, probably from tumere to swell. Cf. {Tumid}.] An artificial hillock, especially one raised over a grave, particularly over the graves of persons buried in ancient times; a barrow. [1913 Webster]

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