Mound

  • 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 — [maund] n 1.) a pile of earth or stones that looks like a small hill ▪ an ancient burial mound mound of ▪ a small mound of dirt 2.) a large pile of something mound of ▪ There s a mound of papers on my desk. ▪ The waiter appeared with a huge mound …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 Mound — Mound, LA U.S. village in Louisiana Population (2000): 12 Housing Units (2000): 5 Land area (2000): 0.243460 sq. miles (0.630559 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.243460 sq. miles (0.630559 sq.… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 4 mound — [ maund; mund ] n. m. • 1875; mot angl. « tertre » ♦ Archéol. Monument de l Amérique précolombienne (bassin du Mississippi) constitué par un tertre artificiel. ⇒ tumulus. ⇒MOUND, subst. masc. ARCHÉOL. Tertre artificiel d Amérique du Nord… …

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  • 5 mound — mound1 [mound] n. [prob. < MDu mond, protection, akin to ON mund, hand: see MANUAL] 1. a heap or bank of earth, sand, etc. built over a grave, in a fortification, etc. 2. a natural elevation like this; small hill 3. any heap or pile 4.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Mound — (mound), n. [F. monde the world, L. mundus. See {Mundane}.] A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; called also {globe} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Mound — Mound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mounding}.] To fortify or inclose with a mound. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Mound — 〈[maʊnd] m. 6〉 Erdhügel im vorkolumbianischen Amerika, Tempel od. Grabhügel [engl.] * * * Mound [maʊnd], der; s, s [engl. mound, H. u.] (Völkerk.): vorgeschichtlicher indianischer Erdwall als Grabhügel, Verteidigungsanlage od. Kultstätte …

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  • 9 Mound, LA — U.S. village in Louisiana Population (2000): 12 Housing Units (2000): 5 Land area (2000): 0.243460 sq. miles (0.630559 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.243460 sq. miles (0.630559 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 10 Mound, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 9435 Housing Units (2000): 4118 Land area (2000): 2.944955 sq. miles (7.627398 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.971012 sq. miles (5.104897 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.915967 sq. miles (12.732295 sq. km) FIPS …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 11 Mound — [maund] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. mound, Herkunft ungeklärt> vorgeschichtlicher Grabhügel, Verteidigungsanlage u. Kultstätte in Nordamerika …

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  • 12 mound — [ maund ] noun count 1. ) a small hill, especially one that has been made by people a ) the small hill where the PITCHER stands to throw the ball in baseball 2. ) a pile of something such as earth or stones a ) an amount of something in a pile: a …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 mound — ► NOUN 1) a raised mass of earth or other compacted material. 2) a small hill. 3) a heap or pile. ► VERB ▪ heap up into a mound. ORIGIN originally in the sense boundary hedge or fence : of obscure origin …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 Mound — 〈[maʊnd] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Archäol.〉 Erdhügel im vorkolumbian. Amerika, Tempel od. Grabhügel [Etym.: engl.] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 15 mound — (izg. màund) m DEFINICIJA pov. prapovijesna gradina, tumulus i kultno mjesto iz pretkolumbovskog doba u Americi ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

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  • 16 mound — [n] heap, hill anthill, bank, drift, dune, embankment, hillock, knoll, mass, molehill, mountain, pile, rise, shock, stack, tumulus; concepts 432,509 Ant. depression, ditch, valley …

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  • 17 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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  • 18 Mound — Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville, West Virginia Als Mound werden künstlich geschaffene Hügel überwiegend im Südosten der Vereinigten Staaten bezeichnet, die von verschiedenen Indianerkulturen zu kulturellen und Begräbnis Zwecken errichtet wurden …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 19 mound — noun 1 small hill ADJECTIVE ▪ high, large ▪ The church stands on a high mound just outside the town. ▪ low, small ▪ grassy …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 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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