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  • n  (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
  • n  a small natural hill
  • n  a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  • n  structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
    they built small mounds to hide behind
  • n  the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
    they have a southpaw on the mound
  • v  form into a rounded elevation
    mound earth

  • Rescuers using cranes and saws will need at least another half day to clear the mound of rubble consisting of big chunks of concrete slabs and twisted steel, said Vishwa Ranjan .
  • By day, Iranian Archaeologist Ezat Negahban and his crew dig spectacular ancient artifacts out of a low mound in the fertile Goha Valley, 186 miles northwest of Teheran.
  • The Kolomoki Mounds State Park in southwestern Georgia gets its name from several Indian mounds, relics of a forgotten people who lived 600 years ago.
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  • Joe West in USA Today
    He didn't say that to me,West said. "I don't know what he's talking about. Ozzie came out because Buehrle was making gestures on the mound that could have got him kicked out so he was protecting Buehrle, that's all he was doing. I don't...
  • Jon Lester in San Jose Mercury News
    Just to get back on the mound and throw the baseball and not worry about other things is good,Lester said. "I enjoyed it and, hopefully, we just build from here."
  • Charlie Manuel in Buffalo News
    I hear people talking about how he's only won 14 games but don't ever let that number sell him short,said Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. "Every time he walks on the mound I expect him to win. He's definitely capable of shutting a team...

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