Definition and Meanings for mound
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Part of Speech of mound
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of mound
Meaning of mound
- a ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. it is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; -- called also globe.
- an artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; also, a natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to fortify or inclose with a mound.