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mound is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of mound pronunciation
An example use of mound in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… you decide to hit this little mound that …”
meanings of mound
Elevated area of dirt upon which the pitcher stands to pitch.
A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.
An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense.
The mons veneris.
A protection; restraint; curb.
A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross.
To force or pile into a mound or mounds.
To fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc. to.
mound frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word mound occurs in english on average 4.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.