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Meaning of MAUSOLEUM

Pronunciation:  `mâsu'leeum

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a large burial chamber, usually above ground

MAUSOLEUM is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture, Taj Mahal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mau`so*le"um\, n.; pl. E. {Mausoleums}, L. {-lea}.
[L. mausoleum, Gr. ?, fr. ? Mausolus, king of Caria, to whom
Artemisia, his widow, erected a stately monument.]
A magnificent tomb, or stately sepulchral monument.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a mausoleum in your dream means illness, trouble, and possibly death of some close friend. Dreaming that you are in a mausoleum indicates illness and health problems ahead for you.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: arch, barrow, beehive tomb, bone house, boundary stone, box grave, brass, burial, burial chamber, burial mound, bust, cairn, catacombs, cenotaph, charnel house, cist, cist grave, column, cromlech, cross, crypt, cup, cyclolith, deep six, dokhma, dolmen, footstone, grave, gravestone, headstone, hoarstone, house of death, inscription, last home, long home, low green tent, low house, marker, mastaba, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, monolith, monstrance, monument, mound, mummy chamber, narrow house, necrology, obelisk, obituary, ossuarium, ossuary, passage grave, pillar, pit, plaque, prize, pyramid, reliquary, remembrance, resting place, ribbon, rostral column, sepulcher, shaft, shaft grave, shrine, stela, stone, stupa, tablet, testimonial, tomb, tombstone, tope, tower of silence, trophy, tumulus, vault