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noun [C] (PILE)    /maʊnd/
a large pile of earth, stones, etc. like a small hill: a burial mound (= a place where people were buried in ancient times)Banks and embankmentsWatercourses and waterfallsHills and mountains a large pile of something: a mound of potatoes/papersMasses and large amounts of things
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