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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: Greek, from Mausolos king of Caria in ancient Turkey, for whom such a building was made

mausoleum

noun
     
Related topics: Death
mau‧so‧le‧um [countable]
MX a large stone building made specially to contain the body of a dead person, or the dead bodies of an important family:
the Lenin Mausoleum

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