Synonyms of 'mound'
any heap or pilehuge mounds of dirt
a small natural hillWe sat on a grassy mound and had our picnic.
They climbed to the top of the hill.
resting indolently upon a grassy bank
I climbed to the top of the rise.
They climbed a very large dune.
They climbed a steep railway embankment.
a grassy knoll
He had spent the night huddled behind a hillock for shelter.
kopje or koppie (South Africa)
an ancient, man-made burial mound
related adjective tumular
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in the sense of bank
a slope, as of a hillresting indolently upon a grassy bank
in the sense of bulwark
a wall or similar structure used as a fortificationa bulwark against the English
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