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Definition of Mounds
MoundMound Mound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mounded; p. pr. & vb. n.
To fortify or inclose with a mound. MoundMound Mound (mound), n. [F. monde the world, L. mundus. See
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. MoundMound 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.
Meaning of Mounds from wikipedia
- United States Mound
, Texas, United States Mound
, West Virginia Mound
Cr****, a stream
in Minnesota Mounds
, Illinois, United States Mounds
, Oklahoma, United...
(plural tumuli) is a mound
and stones raised
over a grave
or graves. Tumuli
are also known
as barrows, burial mounds
or kurgans, and may be...
uses a red color scheme while Almond
Joy uses a blue one. Originally invented
by candy maker Vincent Nitido
of West Haven, Connecticut, Mounds
- Cahokia Mounds
to be the largest
and most complex archaeological
of the great
in Mexico. Cahokia Mounds
- observed people living
in fortified towns
with lofty mounds
and plazas, and surmised
that many of the mounds served
or cones known
as platform mounds
cones, and ridge
or loaf-shaped mounds
. Some mounds
from the Long Island, New York area. Ms. Mounds
for her extremely large breast
are polypropylene string breast
are a group
of termite species
that live in mounds
. These termites
live in Africa, Australia
America. The mounds
- conicals likely evolved
into linear mounds
. Bird mounds likely
came next as modifying
a linear mound
to make a bird mound required
only the addition
- Craig Mound Spiro Mounds Bibliography Caddoan Mississippian Culture
"Towns and Temples
of the Mississippian
Culture" (animation video) The Spiro Mounds
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