Definition 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.
- To fortify or inclose with a mound.
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The mound at the side o' the grave was piled knee- high, an' Mis' Fire Chief Merriman, I heard, said it seemed like Sum was less dead than almost anybody 't'd died in Friendship, bein' the grave kind o' spoke up, friendly, when you see the flowers.- "Friendship Village", Zona Gale.
- "Then Marched the Brave", Harriet T. Comstock.
- "Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager", Burt L. Standish.