mausoleum

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English[edit]

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An example of a mausoleum.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English mausoleum, from Latin mausōlēum, from Ancient Greek Μαυσωλεῖον ‎(Mausōleîon) from Ancient Greek Μαύσωλος ‎(Maúsōlos); named for Mausolus (Μαύσωλος or Μαύσσωλλος), satrap of the Persian empire and ruler of Caria

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɔː(ɹ).zəˈliː.əm/
  • (US) enPR: mô'sə-lē'əm

Noun[edit]

mausoleum ‎(plural mausoleums or mausolea)

  1. A large stately tomb or a building housing such a tomb or several tombs.
  2. A gloomy, usually large room or building.

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Dutch[edit]

An example of a mausoleum.
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin mausōlēum, from Ancient Greek Μαυσωλεῖον ‎(Mausōleîon) from Ancient Greek Μαύσωλος ‎(Maúsōlos); named for Mausolus (Μαύσωλος or Μαύσσωλλος), satrap of the Persian empire and ruler of Caria

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: mau‧so‧le‧um

Noun[edit]

mausoleum n ‎(plural mausolea or mausoleums, diminutive mausoleumpje n)

  1. mausoleum