What does the word mound mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Augustus J.C. Hare