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Interment vs. Burial

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Intermentnoun

The act of burying a dead body; burial.

Burialnoun

The act of burying; interment

Intermentnoun

The act or ceremony of depositing a dead body in the earth; burial; sepulture; inhumation.

Burialnoun

A grave; a tomb; a place of sepulture.

‘The erthe schook, and stoones weren cloven, and biriels weren opened.’;

Intermentnoun

the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

Burialnoun

The act of burying; depositing a dead body in the earth, in a tomb or vault, or in the water, usually with attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment.

‘Now to glorious burial slowly borne.’;

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Intermentnoun

the burial of a corpse in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites

‘interments took place in the churchyard’; ‘the day of interment’;

Burialnoun

the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

Burialnoun

concealing something under the ground

Burialnoun

the action or practice of burying a dead body

‘his remains were shipped home for burial’;

Burialnoun

a ceremony at which someone's body is buried; a funeral

‘burial rites’; ‘they will give him a proper burial’;

Burialnoun

a grave or the remains found in it

‘burial mounds’;

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Burial

Burial, also known as interment or inhumation, is a method of final disposition whereby a dead body is placed into the ground, sometimes with objects. This is usually accomplished by excavating a pit or trench, placing the deceased and objects in it, and covering it over.

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