Definition of Tumulous

1. a. Full of small hills or mounds; hilly; tumulose.



Definition of Tumulous

1. Adjective. Full of small hills or mounds; hilly; tumulose. ¹

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Definition of Tumulous

1. tumulose [adj] - See also: tumulose

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumulous

tumpline
tumplines
tumps
tumpy
tums
tumshie
tumshies
tumtums
tumular
tumulary
tumuli
tumulose
tumulosities
tumulosity
tumulous (current term)
tumult
tumulted
tumulting
tumults
tumultuarily
tumultuariness
tumultuary
tumultuation
tumultuations
tumultuos
tumultuous
tumultuous disturbance
tumultuously
tumultuousness

Literary usage of Tumulous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Monograph of the British Spongiadæ by James Scott Bowerbank (1882)
"Sponge massive, sessile ; furnished with large tumulous cloacae. Surface smooth. Oscula simple, within the cloacae. Pores inconspicuous, dispersed within ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1872)
"Oscula congregated in shallow depressions on the apices of the tumulous projections, simple, numerous. Pores—congregated porous areas conspicuous, ..."

3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1814)
"Between Marmora and the Dardanelles, and nearer to the latter on the European side, appears a remarkable tumulous, on (he top of a hill near the shore. ..."

4. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1814)
"Between Marmora and the Dardanelles, and nearer to the latter on the European si;te, appears a remarkable tumulous, on the top of a hill near the shore. ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1887)
"They embrace a great variety of sub-types, including isolated tumulous mounds, conical peaks, clustered hummocks with enclosed pits and basins, ..."

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