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Columbarium vs. Cemetery

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Columbariumnoun

(historical) A large, sometimes architecturally impressive building for housing a large colony of pigeons or doves, particularly those of ancien regime France.

Cemeterynoun

A place where the dead are buried; a graveyard or memorial park.

Columbariumnoun

A pigeonhole in such a dovecote.

Cemeterynoun

A place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; a graveyard; a churchyard; a necropolis.

Columbariumnoun

A building, a vault or a similar place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns containing cremated remains.

Cemeterynoun

a tract of land used for burials

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Columbariumnoun

A niche in such a building for housing urns.

Cemetery

A cemetery, burial ground, gravesite or graveyard is a place where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred. The word cemetery (from Greek κοιμητήριον, ) implies that the land is specifically designated as a burial ground and originally applied to the Roman catacombs.

‘sleeping place’;

Columbariumnoun

A dovecote or pigeon house.

Columbariumnoun

a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes of the cremated dead

Columbariumnoun

a sepulchral vault or other structure having recesses in the walls to receive cinerary urns

Columbarium

A columbarium (; pl. columbaria) is a structure for the respectful and usually public storage of funerary urns, holding cremated remains of the deceased.

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