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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the prehistoric burial-mounds in Russia, found from the Carpathians eastward into Siberia.

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  • proper noun city in Siberia, Russia, administrative centre of Kurgan oblast. Originally called Tsaryovo Gorodishche (Царёво Городище - Tsarjóvo Gorodíšče n.) (1662 - 1782).

Etymologies

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From Russian курган, from Turkic (compare Turkish kurgan ‘fortress’).

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