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noun as in funeral home

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There’s like a “show me the long form birth certificate” version of my mortuary school degree.

Well over 50 percent of mortuary school graduates are women now.

Many mortuaries have had to turn away grieving families because they're at capacity, the owner of Los Angeles Funeral Service told ABC News.

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Turns out my former mortuary polling place has lots of company.

Having spent 11 hours in cold storage, she began moving around within her body bag, where mortuary staff found her alive and well.

After fifteen minutes of CPR he is pronounced dead and taken to a mortuary, where attendants see him breathing.

Maddox served in Iraq as a mortuary affairs specialist during the 2004 siege of Fallujah.

A Stars Stripes article included a photo of the soldiers arriving at the port mortuary at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.

One “gallant old doctor” says he finds it unsuitable she is in a mortuary.

It lay in a rough wooden shell coffin, in a dark hole attached to an old city church, and used as a mortuary.

At the entrance to the graveyard is the lich-gate and mortuary, where many wrecked seamen were taken for burial.

It was the mortuary ground of these Indians that occupied the only level spot we could get for the block-house.

In the mortuary of a large hospital the scene presented was too horrible for detailed description.

In the mortuary chapel is a rudely carved and painted wooden statue of Haimon holding the dragon's tongue in his hand.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mortuary, such as: morgue, crematory, charnel house, and funeral parlor.

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