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An example of a mausoleum.

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

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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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: mau‧so‧le‧um

NounEdit

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

  1. mausoleum



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EtymologyEdit

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, via Latin mausoleum.

NounEdit

mausoleum n (definite singular mausoleet, indefinite plural mausoleer, definite plural mausolea or mausoleene)

  1. a mausoleum

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Μαυσωλεῖον (Mausōleîon) from Ancient Greek Μαύσωλος (Maúsōlos); named for Mausolus (Μαύσωλος or Μαύσσωλλος), via Latin mausoleum.

NounEdit

mausoleum n (definite singular mausoleet, indefinite plural mausoleum, definite plural mausolea)

  1. a mausoleum

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