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Synonyms of 'mound'

(noun) 
Definition
any heap or pile
huge mounds of dirt
Synonyms
heap
a heap of bricks
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bing (Scottish)
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pile
a pile of books
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drift
A boy was trapped in a snow drift.
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stack
There were stacks of books on the bedside table and floor.
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rick
(noun) 
Definition
a small natural hill
We sat on a grassy mound and had our picnic.
Synonyms
hill
They climbed to the top of the hill.
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bank
resting indolently upon a grassy bank
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rise
I climbed to the top of the rise.
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dune
They climbed a very large dune.
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embankment
They climbed a steep railway embankment.
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knoll
a grassy knoll
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hillock
He had spent the night huddled behind a hillock for shelter.
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kopje or koppie (South Africa)
(noun) 
an ancient, man-made burial mound
Synonyms
,
tumulus
(noun) 
a rough double-moated mound earmarked as an ancient monument
Synonyms
earthwork
,
rampart
a walk along the ramparts of the old city
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bulwark
a bulwark against the English
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motte (history)

related words

related adjective tumular

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bank
Definition
a slope, as of a hill
resting indolently upon a grassy bank
Synonyms
banking,
kopje or koppie (South Africa)
in the sense of bulwark
Definition
a wall or similar structure used as a fortification
a bulwark against the English
Synonyms
in the sense of drift
Definition
something piled up by the wind or current, as a snowdrift
A boy was trapped in a snow drift.

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