how to pronounce mound

/ˈmaʊnd/

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mound is pronounced in one syllable

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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

noun:

  1. A hand.
  2. Elevated area of dirt upon which the pitcher stands to pitch.
  3. A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.
  4. An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense.
  5. The mons veneris.
  6. A protection; restraint; curb.
  7. 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.
  8. Might; size.
  9. A helmet.

verb:

  1. To force or pile into a mound or mounds.
  2. To fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc. to.

words with pronunciation similar to mound

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