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Mound maker
Mound Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See Manual.] 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 thrid the thickets or to leap the mounds. --Dryden. Mound bird. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Mound maker (below). Mound builders (Ethnol.), the tribe, or tribes, of North American aborigines who built, in former times, extensive mounds of earth, esp. in the valleys of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. Formerly they were supposed to have preceded the Indians, but later investigations go to show that they were, in general, identical with the tribes that occupied the country when discovered by Europeans. Mound maker (Zo["o]l.), any one of the megapodes. Shell mound, a mound of refuse shells, collected by aborigines who subsisted largely on shellfish. See Midden, and Kitchen middens.

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- collectively termed "Mound Builders" were inhabitants of North America who, during a 5,000-year period, constructed various styles of earthen mounds for religious...
- orange-flavored coconut. Originally invented by candy maker Vincent Nitido of West Haven, Connecticut, Mounds was created in 1920 as a single piece for 5 cents...
- pitcher's mound, atop which is a white rubber slab known as the pitcher's plate, colloquially the "rubber." The specifications for the pitcher's mound are described...
- extremely resilient for most types of weapons, and immune to Deviator and ****e mounds. It requires a combined fire of several heavy vehicles to make a sandworm...
- construction of the hall. This site also had burials under mounds but was not known because these mounds had long since been flattened by agricultural activity...
- historian of the Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation. He discovered the Augustine Mound, which bears his name. Born at Big Cove, Joseph Augustine moved as a youth...
- maker of church carvings in Skåne during the reign of Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway. Gårdstånga is the site of a Bronze Age burial mound,...
- the first time, where a laborious temple complex and thousands of burial mounds that dates to this period were discovered. By the Late Bronze Age, a historically...
- tools on demand. The King's grave of Oss (700 BC) was found in a burial mound, the largest of its kind in western Europe and containing an iron sword...
- Hendriks, Hendriksen, Hendrix – Henry's son Heuvel, van den – From the hill, mound Hoebee, Hoeb****, Van Hoeb****, – Common last name. Hoff, van het – (servant)...
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