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Synonyms for mound

heap

hill

barrow

Synonyms for mound

to put into a disordered pile

Synonyms for mound

(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones

the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit

Synonyms

form into a rounded elevation

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The early settlement is to be found on the south side of the Pulemelei mound on a soil-covered natural stone outcrop.
TEAM WORK: Tynedale volunteers who took part in the mound dig.
She added: "Recent heavy rainfall has enlarged this to the extent that the stones on the mound have loosened.
Around seven to eight acres land associated with mound has already been captured by a local person who claimed that the piece of land was allocated to him in 1962,' he said.
They said the purchase agents who could be another option charged Rs40 for service charges instead of charging Rs3 per mound official rates.
Baca previously said Unesco would make decision on the burial mound heritage site application in July of this year, but no announcement has been forthcoming.
But, there at the end, surrounded by a builder's yard, outbuildings, the back of a row of shops and topped by trees, is a large mound, with steeply sloping sides.
aspx) University of Reading reported that the circular mound in Slough, England, was thought to be what was left of a motte, raised ground on which people would build a fortified castle.
Referring to other objects of this type in Europe, the only bigger mounds are: Butte du Lion in Waterloo (Belgium) and a prehistoric mound of Silbury Hill in England (McAvoy, 2005).
Reynolds Pest Management, Inc's founder Brian Reynolds encourages homeowners and businesses in the Vero Beach Florida vicinity to avoid any and all fire ant mounds if possible.
bellicosus initially starts construction of its nest below ground as the workers move sand one grain at a time and build the mound by cementing the sand in place with saliva and clay.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Termite mounds can help prevent the spread of deserts into semi-arid ecosystems and agricultural lands.
The curved crevices and holes in the seven-feet-high mound that stretches 50 meters long were formed by erosion due to rainwater and wind, Harold Santillan, the local tourism officer, said.
The purpose of this study was to determine plant species composition on pocket gopher mound in a mature dry sand prairie and a disturbed dry sand prairie at the Henry Allan Gleason Nature Preserve, Mason County, Illinois.
Officials in the North Texas town of Blue Mound and the town's representative in the state House say they are upset and baffled by Gov.