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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs;
[syn: burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tumulus n 1: (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs [syn: burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus]