Mound Builder

noun

Definition of Mound Builder

: a member of a prehistoric American Indian people whose extensive earthworks are found from the Great Lakes down the Mississippi River valley to the Gulf of Mexico

First Known Use of Mound Builder

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Mound Builder was in 1833

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“Mound Builder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mound%20Builder. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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