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interment

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Definition burying a dead body
  • She requested interment in a crypt rather than beneath the ground.
  • It had not been possible, he said, to bring back their lamented comrade's remains for interment on the farm, but he had ordered a large wreath to be made from the laurels in the farmhouse garden and sent down to be placed on Boxer's grave.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • interment = to be buried (of a dead body)
  • They looked a long time for an area of earth among the rock faces large enough for the interment.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • As our procession wound its way to the distant grave site I feared that my two beloveds were going to be interred in a golf course.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • Imagination will readily supply the meager recital of poor Bartleby's interment.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • That afternoon all the dead were interred, the grave of Sergeant Dunham being dug in the centre of the glade, beneath the shade of a huge elm.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pathfinder
  • He is interred on Mount Zion, the only member of the Nazi Party buried there.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • I watched yesterday, as she was interred in one of the two small cemeteries in town.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Interment in the National Cemetery seemed fitting for the young man known universally as a "Marine's Marine."
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • He had only been waiting till the aforesaid blighted affections were decently interred.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Theevil that mendoo lives after them, The goodisoft interred with their bones; ....
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Washington had been interred in the family vault at Mount Vernon, but this was the nation's funeral for its first President and greatest hero.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • And I remembered how intensely I felt about my interment.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • IN LONDON LIES A KNIGHT A POPE INTERRED.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • It gave him dark solace, planning the details of his interment.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Let him be interred in holy ground.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • In the mean while the preparations were made for the interment of Hutter.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones: So let it be with Caesar.
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • Had Ned ever reached Winterfell, to be interred beside his brother Brandon in the dark crypts beneath the castle?
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • Cocooned in silence, interred by the white hard cold of winter, and unable to move.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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