noun, plural tu·mu·lus·es, tu·mu·li [too-myuh-lahy, tyoo-]. /ˈtu myəˌlaɪ, ˈtyu-/.
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Origin of tumulus
Example sentences from the Web for tumulus
These are questions which it will not be difficult to answer after a due investigation of the dolmens and tumuli.Primitive Man|Louis Figuier
They consist of detached pillars, towers, and tumuli, all of a sacred or monumental character.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
In Denmark, and many other places, the dead were buried in dolmens or tumuli.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
In the word ‘Kesgrave’ we have an allusion to the barrows or tumuli to be seen on Kesgrave Heath.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie
Thus the area upon the summit is surrounded by six tumuli, of various elevations.The South-West|Jonathon Holt Ingraham