The definition of a mound is a thick quantity or pile of something, or is a raised area of land or other items that protrude from the ground.(noun)
See mound in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. < MDu mond, protection, akin to ON mund, hand: see manual
Origin: Fr monde < L mundus, the world
See mound in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Origin unknown.
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