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1. tumulus

noun. (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs.

Synonyms

  • mound
  • hill
  • grave mound
  • barrow

Antonyms

  • natural depression

Etymology

  • tumulus (Latin)
  • tumeo (Latin)

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Sentences with tumulus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Given a hero's funeral, he's placed in a tumulus on a cliff overlooking the sea, and the dragon's treasure is buried with him.

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