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Use "tumulus" in a sentence
"In process of time the word tumulus was in great measure looked upon as a tomb; and tumulo signified to bury."
""In this parish (Church Over,") says Dugdale, "upon the old Roman Way, called Watling Strete, is to be seen a very great tumulus, which is of that magnitude, that it puts travellers beside the usual road," and a"
"Not far from his house is an astonishing modern "tumulus," or mound of hewn and squared stones."