- of, pertaining to, resembling, or characterized by a tumulus or tumuli.
Origin of tumular
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Some at least of these gigantic structures were buried under a tumular mound, precisely in the same manner as the smaller cists.The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland
The tumular relics of different parts of England suggest old tribal distinctions of costume and apparel.
Of the tumular remains this general remark may be made, that they richly illustrate the elder poetry.
Perhaps it would not be too much to say that affinity with the tumular deposits is one of the notes of the primary poetry.
- of, relating to, or like a mound
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