Definition of Tumuli

1. Noun. (irregular plural of tumulus) ¹



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Definition of Tumuli

1. tumulus [n] - See also: tumulus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumuli

tumphy
tumpier
tumpiest
tumping
tumpline
tumplines
tumps
tumpy
tums
tumshie
tumshies
tumtums
tumular
tumulary
tumuli (current term)
tumulose
tumulosities
tumulosity
tumulous
tumult
tumulted
tumulting
tumults
tumultuarily
tumultuariness
tumultuary
tumultuation
tumultuations
tumultuos

Literary usage of Tumuli

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1. The Archaeological Journal by Council, British Archaeological Association, Central Committee (1850)
"VERY little, we may perhaps more properly say nothing, has yet been ascertained as to the characteristics of the least ancient tumuli, or those erected by ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1865)
"An Account of the Human Sones found in tumuli situated on the, ... The round tumuli are roughly constructed, and a kist is generally placed near the centre. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"... Grave ' compared with tumuli in Gloucestershire. By Miss AW BUCKLAND. ... but, as in the majority of these long-chambered tumuli, the entrance is ..."

4. Memoirs of the International Congress of Anthropology by Charles Staniland Wake (1894)
"THE author stated that to speak of the tumuli of Hampshire of today is simply to speak of the tumuli which still exist in an area around the great ..."

5. The Recent Origin of Man: As Illustrated by Geology and the Modern Science by James Cocke Southall (1875)
"The Large tumuli of Brittany, the Great Circle at Avebury, ... The Subject considered under the Two Heads of the Stone Circles and the Dolmens and tumuli. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1897)
"A remarkable series of tumuli exist, or rather existed till recent years, in the neighbourhood of Cullen. In the Ordnance Survey map of 1871, ..."

7. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1883)
"THE tumuli, the opening of which I am about to describe, were first pointed out to me by a friend, with whom it has been a pleasure and privilege to be ..."

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