from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to a mausoleum; monumental.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Pertaining to a mausoleum; monumental.
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- adjective Of, pertaining to, or similar to, a
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By that same mausolean instinct that was Artimesia's when she mourned her dear departed in marble and hieroglyphics; by that same architectural gesture of grief which caused Jehan at Agra to erect the
Just beyond the flooded ditch at the foot of the first or outward wall is a road, and next beyond the road a cemetery crowded with tombs and tombstones, and brown and white mausolean edifices; indeed, the chronicles run not back to a time when that marginal space was unallotted to the dead.
It commenced at the gate of a temple to the god of the winds, beneath the pylon of which we passed, and extended nearly a league in length over a vast plain crowded with funeral temples, monuments, mausolean porticos, statues, and fountains.