how to pronounce mound


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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 british english:

“… consists of a mound the base of which is …”

meanings of mound


  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.


  1. To force or pile into a mound or mounds.
  2. 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 4.9 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.

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