Meaning of mausoleum
Pronunciation: (mô"su-lē'um, -zu-), [key]
— pl. -le•ums, -le•a
- a stately and magnificent tomb.
- a burial place for the bodies or remains of many individuals, often of a single family, usually in the form of a small building.
- a large, gloomy, depressing building, room, or the like.
- (cap.) the tomb erected at Halicarnassus in Asia Minor in 350?b.c.Cf.
- mausoleum (Thesaurus)