noun, plural tu·mu·lus·es, tu·mu·li [too-myuh-lahy, tyoo-] /ˈtu myəˌlaɪ, ˈtyu-/.
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The tumulus was then raised to nearly twice its present height.The Paladins of Edwin the Great|Clements R. Markham
However he left it at the foot of a tumulus, and the next day, to his surprise, he found it perfectly whole.English Villages|P. H. Ditchfield
This can scarcely be the tumulus referred to by Canon Raines if the distance (two hundred yards) from the river be correct.On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire|Charles Hardwick
A very good specimen from the tumulus at Saint George is illustrated in Fig. 270.Pottery of the ancient Pueblos. (1886 N 04 / 1882-1883 (pages 257-360))|William Henry Holmes
The buried monument is called a Tumulus on account of its resemblance to a hill.History Of Ancient Civilization|Charles Seignobos