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shell mound

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Definition of shell mound in English:

noun

Another term for shell heap.
Example sentences
  • ‘The shell mound is especially vulnerable to damage from typhoons,’ he said.
  • They reported 62 species of vascular plants on a shell mound at Cedar Island, Mississippi.
  • Archaic shell mounds and midden mounds are then the scene where the rest of the story unfolds: these ‘domestilocalities', as Smith calls them, are the crux of his formulation.

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