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Grave mound   /greɪv maʊnd/   Listen
Grave mound

(archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs.  Synonyms: barrow, burial mound, tumulus.

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"Grave mound" Quotes from Famous Books

... now is seventeen years; O'Yui Dono has fifteen years. Truly they are the village beauties, and rarely found in such life, for they would spare the mother all labour." He spoke with enthusiasm. "Then the mother lives?" The man shook his head—"The grave mound yet is very fresh. When she died she spoke no word of Jinnosuke Dono." Boldly he looked in rebuke at the unfilial man. Jinnai, if anything, showed annoyance. The old woman alive would have kept the ...
— Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House) - Tales of the Tokugawa, Volume 2 (of 2) • James S. De Benneville

Words linked to "Grave mound" :   mound, burial mound, barrow, archeology, archaeology, hill, tumulus

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