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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mound.
 
The largest artificial mound in Europe is Silbury Hill, near Avebury (Wiltshire). It covers 5 acres, 34 perches, and measures at the base 2,027 feet; its diameter at top is 120 feet; its slope is 316 feet; perpendicular height, 107 feet; and it is altogether one of the most stupendous monuments of human labour in the world.   1
   Alyattes, in Asia Minor, described by Herodotus, is somewhat larger than Silbury Hill.   2
 


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