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See definition of tumulus on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarrow
  • as inmound

synonyms for tumulus

  • bank
  • dune
  • hill
  • hog
  • mote
  • mound
  • mountain
  • pile
  • gurry

antonyms for tumulus

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  • ditch
  • valley
  • depression
  • ditch
  • valley
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How to use tumulus in a sentence

The pile was then fired and when wood and body had been consumed, earth was heaped over the ashes into a mound (tumulus).
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
It is on this summit, and on one of the most elevated parts of it, that the great tumulus stands.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
We have, indeed, in Thessaly, "a large tumulus which contained a silver urn with burned remains."
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
The monuments were generally adequately protected against this by the thick tumulus.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
The tumulus was enlarged proportionately and usually completely covered the chamber.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
The tumulus at Mont St. Michel measures 115 by 58 metres, and forms a veritable hill.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
In other cases it looks as if a tumulus had been lengthened to cover chambers added later.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
The great tumulus at Fontenay-le-Marmion in Normandy covered eleven chambers in two parallel rows.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
The earthern tumulus may be round in outline or elliptical, forming the long grave—the Hunnenbett of popular German speech.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
An instance of early interment was discovered in a tumulus at Gusthorp, near Scarborough, in 1834.
IN SEARCH OF GRAVESTONES OLD AND CURIOUSW.T. (WILLIAM THOMAS) VINCENT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TUMULUS

  • bank
  • dune
  • gurry
  • hill
  • hog
  • mote
  • mound
  • mountain
  • pile
  • tumulus
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.