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synonyms for suttee

  • bonfire
  • fuel
  • heap
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How to use suttee in a sentence

There took place, in 1827, the last suttee permitted under public sanction.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
I pondered and thought over and over again in my mind what could the word 'Suttee' mean.
THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARESHIB CHUNDER BOSE
Az'la, a suttee, the young widow of Ar'valan, son of Keha'ma.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
His two most memorable acts are the abolition of suttee and the suppression of the Thugs.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 4VARIOUS
To this day the most holy spots of Hindu pilgrimage are thickly dotted with little white pillars, each commemorating a suttee.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Then we drove about a mile away to the deep ravine called the Suttee Chowra Ght.
FORTY THOUSAND MILES OVER LAND AND WATERLADY (ETHEL GWENDOLINE [MOFFATT]) VINCENT
And Aunt Pen, contemplating the suttee of some one of us with great philosophy, lay down and closed her eyes again.
HUMOROUS MASTERPIECES FROM AMERICAN LITERATUREVARIOUS
In India, we put down suttee; while, in Australia, we tolerate customs at least as barbarous.
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
The mourners then withdraw to a shaded spot beside a suttee structure, and silently watch the conflagration.
EAST OF SUEZFREDERIC COURTLAND PENFIELD
Suttee is the name given to the act of a woman immolating herself upon the funeral pile with the body of her deceased husband.
THE HISTORICAL CHILDOSCAR CHRISMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUTTEE

  • bonfire
  • fuel
  • heap
  • suttee
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