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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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tumulustu‧mu‧lus /ˈtjuːmjələs $ ˈtuː-/ noun (plural tumuli /-laɪ, -li/) [countable]  MXa very large pile of earth put over a grave by people in the past
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tumulusAlready the pines on a distant tumulus away to the right were melting into one indistinguishable mass.Later tombs here have no tumulus above but consist of a single large room cut into the stone.
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