Part of speech: noun

A heap of earth; bank; hillock.

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Usage examples "mound":

  1. She was the ragged Kid, crouching on the Little Kopje in the gathering twilight or on the long mound that its eastward shadow covered. - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.
  2. " There was a mound of grass and a mass of colored vines"- " And a blood- red oak," finished Haward coldly. - "Audrey", Mary Johnston.
  3. They then ascended a long and exceedingly steep flight of steps, leading up to a high mound covered with ilexes. - "Walks in Rome", Augustus J.C. Hare.