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Pronunciation of Mounds: Learn how to pronounce Mounds in English correctly

Learn how to say Mounds correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word mound:

1a rounded mass projecting above a surface:
the bushes were little more than vague mounds beneath the snow
a small hill:
he built his castle high upon the mound
a raised mass of earth and stones created for purposes of defence or burial:
the dead were cremated, and then buried at the centre of a great mound
Baseball a slight elevation from which the pitcher delivers the ball.
2 (a mound of/mounds of) a large pile or quantity of something:
a mound of dirty crockery
[with object]
1heap up into a rounded pile:
basmati rice was mounded on our plates
2 archaic enclose or fortify with an embankment:
a sand-built ridge Of heaped hills that mound the sea
take the mound
Baseball (of a pitcher) have a turn at pitching:
he took the mound yesterday for the first in time in over a year
early 16th century (as a verb in the sense ‘enclose with a fence or hedge’): of obscure origin. An early sense of the noun was ‘boundary hedge or fence’