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moundnoun [C]

uk   /maʊnd/  us   /maʊnd/
(Definition of mound from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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moundnoun [C]

 us   /mɑʊnd/
a ​roundedpile of ​dirt, ​sand, ​stones, or other ​material, or a ​raisedarea of ​earth: We’re using that mound of ​sand to ​level the ​ground for ​our new ​pool.
A mound is also a ​roundedmass of something: a mound of ​spaghetti
(Definition of mound from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mound”
in Korean 더미, 언덕…
in Arabic كَوْمة, رُكام, كَومة…
in Malaysian timbunan…
in French monticule…
in Russian куча, груда, холм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堆, 土堆,沙石堆, 小丘…
in Italian mucchio, tumulo…
in Turkish yığın, küme, tümsek…
in Polish stos, kopiec…
in Spanish montículo…
in Vietnamese ụ đất, gò…
in Portuguese monte…
in Thai เนิน…
in German der Hügel…
in Catalan pila, monticle…
in Japanese ~の山, 盛り土, 小山…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堆, 土堆,沙石堆, 小丘…
in Indonesian gundukan…
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“mound” in British English

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