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Dictionary entry overview: What does mausoleum mean?
• MAUSOLEUM (noun)
The noun MAUSOLEUM has 1 sense:
1. a large burial chamber, usually above ground
Familiarity information: MAUSOLEUM used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A large burial chamber, usually above ground
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("mausoleum" is a kind of...):
Mausoleum at Halicarnasus (a white marble mausoleum 140 feet high built in 352 BC at Halicarnassus as a memorial to a king; destroyed in 1402)
Taj Mahal (beautiful mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (completed in 1649) in memory of his favorite wife)
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