ossuary

[ osh-oo-er-ee, os- ]SEE DEFINITION OF ossuary

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The Magdalenians have passed through this ossuary and have drawn out all the canine teeth to make ornaments of them.

Ossuary, os′ū-ar-i, n. a place where the bones of the dead are deposited: a charnel-house.

I love to go to his ossuary of dead transactions, as I would visit the catacombs of Rome or Paris.

After a time the body is taken up, the bones cleaned, and deposited in an ossuary called the Quiogozon.

Bonaparte stopped near the Ossuary, and desired to be shown the spot where the battle of Morat was fought.

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