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One entry found for mausoleum.
Main Entry: mau·so·le·um
Pronunciation: secondarystressmodot-sschwa-primarystresslemacron-schwam, secondarystressmodot-zschwa-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -le·ums or mauso·lea /-primarystresslemacron-schwa/
Etymology: from Latin mausoleum "a large tomb," from Greek Mausomacrleion "the magnificent tomb of Mausolus (ruler of Caria, an ancient country in Asia Minor)," considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
: a large or fancy tomb

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