Definition of mausoleum
Origin of mausoleum
OTHER WORDS FROM mausoleummau·so·le·an, adjective
Words nearby mausoleum
How to use mausoleum in a sentence
Baker joins Gaullist resistor Felix Eboué and famed writer Alexandre Dumas in the famed mausoleum.
We arrived at the cemetery, and five minutes before the service was to start, an announcement was made that it would be held inside the mausoleum.Miss Manners: Time for exec’s assistant to fix grammatical error|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
My parents are building a mausoleum for themselves in my childhood home.
During the restoration process, volunteers discovered plaques documenting a list of the dead contained within the mausoleum.
Eagle Hill Cemetery: A cemetery in Collinsport, Maine (see also: Collinsport), which contains the Collins Family Mausoleum.‘Dark Shadows’ for Dummies or a Glossary of Key Names and Places|Jace Lacob|May 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Alone with the “mausoleum of sounds” that is her memory she must record her past “before it becomes tinnitus and is lost.”
She has written about the Park Avenue she grew up on in the '70s: “Too mineral, too grey, too mausoleum-like.”
But within a year of her marriage the Princess died in child-birth, and was buried in a mausoleum within the park.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
A simple mausoleum, about thirty feet square, and a few small private monuments, were all that was to be seen.
This probably explains its vicinity to the stately mausoleum of Ccilia Metella.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
The mausoleum of the Emperor Humaione, very much in the same style as the mosque, was commenced by this monarch himself.
At the end of the garden, opposite the mausoleum, stands a small palace, principally belonging to the King of Lucknau.
British Dictionary definitions for mausoleum
Derived forms of mausoleummausolean, adjective
Word Origin for mausoleum
Cultural definitions for mausoleum
A tomb, or a building containing tombs. Mausoleums are often richly decorated. The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum.