Definition of “barrow” - English Dictionary

“barrow” in English

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barrownoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbær.əʊ/ us /ˈber.oʊ/

barrow noun [ C ] (FOR BURIAL)

a large structure consisting of a pile of soil over a place where people were buried in ancient times:

Belas Knap is a fine example of a Neolithic long barrow.

(Definition of “barrow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)