round barrow

noun

Definition of round barrow

: a Neolithic British burial mound of rounded shape built by a brachycephalic people — compare long barrow

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First Known Use of round barrow

1768, in the meaning defined above

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“Round barrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/round%20barrow. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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