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 for mound
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mound \Mound\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mounded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To fortify or inclose with a mound.
     [1913 Webster] moundbird

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mound \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
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [1913 Webster]
           To thrid the thickets or to leap the mounds. --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]
     Mound bird. (Zool.) See moundbird in the vocabulary.
     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 (Zool.), any one of the megapodes. See also
        moundbird in the vocabulary.
     Shell mound, a mound of refuse shells, collected by
        aborigines who subsisted largely on shellfish. See
        Midden, and Kitchen middens.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
           [syn: mound, hill, pitcher's mound]
      2: a small natural hill [syn: knoll, mound, hillock,
         hummock, hammock]
      3: a collection of objects laid on top of each other [syn:
         pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation,
      4: structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of
         earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
         [syn: mound, hill]
      5: the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the
         ball for a batter to try to hit; "he has played every
         position except pitcher"; "they have a southpaw on the mound"
         [syn: pitcher, mound]
      v 1: form into a rounded elevation; "mound earth"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  193 Moby Thesaurus words for "mound":
     abatis, advanced work, anthill, arch, arch dam, backstop,
     balistraria, bamboo curtain, bank, bank up, banquette, bar,
     barbed-wire entanglement, barbican, barrage, barricade, barrier,
     barrow, bartizan, bastion, battlement, bear-trap dam, beaver dam,
     boom, boundary stone, brae, brass, breakwater, breastwork,
     brick wall, buffer, bulkhead, bulwark, bust, butte, cairn,
     casemate, cenotaph, cheval-de-frise, circumvallation, cock,
     cofferdam, column, contravallation, counterscarp, cromlech, cross,
     cup, curtain, cyclolith, dam, defense, demibastion, dike, ditch,
     dolmen, down, drawbridge, drift, drumlin, dune, earthwork,
     elevation, embankment, enclosure, entanglement, escarp, escarpment,
     fell, fence, fieldwork, foothills, footstone, fortalice,
     fortification, gate, glacis, grave, gravestone, gravity dam, groin,
     haycock, haymow, hayrick, haystack, headstone, heap, heap up, hill,
     hillock, hoarstone, hummock, hump, hydraulic-fill dam, inscription,
     iron curtain, jam, jetty, kitchen midden, knob, knoll,
     leaping weir, levee, logjam, loophole, lunette, machicolation,
     mantelet, marker, mass, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memorial,
     memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone,
     menhir, merlon, milldam, moat, mole, molehill, monolith, monticle,
     monticule, monument, moor, mountain, mow, necrology, obelisk,
     obituary, outwork, palisade, parados, parapet, pile, pile up,
     pillar, plaque, portcullis, postern gate, prize, pyramid, rampart,
     ravelin, redan, redoubt, reliquary, remembrance, ribbon, rick,
     rise, roadblock, rock-fill dam, rostral column, sally port,
     sand dune, scarp, sconce, seawall, shaft, shock, shrine,
     shutter dam, slope, snowdrift, stack, stack up, stela, stockade,
     stone, stone wall, stupa, swell, tablet, tell, tenaille,
     testimonial, tomb, tombstone, tope, tor, trophy, tumulus,
     vallation, vallum, wall, weir, wicket dam, work

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Mound, LA -- U.S. village in Louisiana
     Population (2000):    12
     Housing Units (2000): 5
     Land area (2000):     0.243460 sq. miles (0.630559 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.243460 sq. miles (0.630559 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            52565
     Located within:       Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
     Location:             32.337430 N, 91.025694 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     71282
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Mound, LA

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Mound, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    9435
     Housing Units (2000): 4118
     Land area (2000):     2.944955 sq. miles (7.627398 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.971012 sq. miles (5.104897 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.915967 sq. miles (12.732295 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            44476
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             44.934912 N, 93.656080 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     55364
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Mound, MN

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