inhumation

[ in-hyoom or, often, -yoom ]SEE DEFINITION OF inhumation
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With the above brief references to inhumation, let us leave the subject.

The inhumation of the dead is entirely unpractised in Tibet.

The loosened dirt then fell in at the sides, completing the inhumation.

These sepultures are some by incineration, others by inhumation.

He identified the change from 57cremation to inhumation with that from heathenism to Christianity.

Instances show that the two rites of inhumation and cremation were practised side by side.

The Danish antiquaries are able to refer to a definite period when cremation was abandoned for inhumation.

The custom of incineration gains ground in Europe until in the Bronze Age it is the rule and inhumation the exception.

All the attempts are limited, I repeat, to shallow soundings, which inform the insect of the possibility of inhumation.

Skeletons are sometimes found, in tolerably perfect condition, after an inhumation of two hundred years.

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