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[moundz-vil] /ˈmaʊndz vɪl/
a city in NW West Virginia, on the Ohio River. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The story is told of a tumulus up toward Moundsville, that abounded in snakes, particularly rattlers.

    Afloat on the Ohio

    Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • In 1901 she was sentenced to thirty months imprisonment at Moundsville, Virginia, for theft.

  • She was discharged as recovered on January 12, 1909, and returned to Moundsville Penitentiary.

  • She remained this time until June 21, 1910, when she was again returned to the penitentiary at Moundsville.

  • One brother is now serving a sentence at Moundsville Penitentiary for assault and battery.

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