A mausoleum is a freemit free-staundin biggin constructit as a monument enclosin the interment space or burial chamber o a deceased person or fowk. A monument wioot the interment is a cenotaph. A mausoleum mey be considered a type o tomb or the tomb mey be considered tae be within the mausoleum. A Christian mausoleum sometimes includes a chapel.
- The plurals mausoleums and mausolea are equally correct in English.