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noun as in burial

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Radiocarbon-dated samples from the earthen floor near the woman’s remains date her interment to around 19,200 years ago.

They will remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of his interment.

After the interment, the department radio dispatcher announced over the air that German was gone, but never to be forgotten.

At press time, none had responded to requests to arrange for his disposal or interment.

Moments later, Cardinal Cushing stepped forward to read the prayers of interment.

Could you be ready Wednesday night [December 4],” she asked, “for the re-interment of the bodies of our two babies at Arlington?

The first interment in the cemetery of Pere la Chaise; it was laid out and prepared by order of Bonaparte.

The date was fixed for the interment with military pomp, and immense crowds came out to witness the imposing procession.

As I was wondering at this marvellous spectacle Urania told me this was their usual mode of interment and resurrection.

Certainely!And from this prison twas the sonnes requestThat his deare father might interment haue.

He remained until the interment was completed, when he returned home with those who attended the funeral.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interment, such as: burying, entombment, funeral, inhumation, sepulture, and inurning.

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