burial vault

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Noun1.burial vault - a burial chamber (usually underground)burial vault - a burial chamber (usually underground)
burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture - a chamber that is used as a grave
charnel, charnel house - a vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited
columbarium - a sepulchral vault or other structure having recesses in the walls to receive cinerary urns
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This was the Lord de Vere, who, when at home, was said to spend much of his time in the burial vault of his dead progenitors, rummaging their mouldy coffins in search of all the earthly pride and vainglory that was hidden among bones and dust; so that, besides his own share, he had the collected haughtiness of his whole line of ancestry.
The bill requires the Department of Interior to provide an outer burial vault for each new veterans grave in a national cemetery managed by the National Park Service.
north of Lankaran lies one of the most beautiful cities of the Middle Ages - Hanega, in which fortified walls (12th-14th centuries), the mosque and burial vault of Pir Hussein, the minaret and other ancient structures are preserved.
The second project: The Restoration of Sir John Johnson Burial Vault at Mont-St-Gregoire.
com/film/2009/aug/25/marilyn-monroe-burial-plot-sold) purchased the burial vault next to Monroe's plot for $75,000.
Tommy Bates (Cadwallader's great Nephew) is also interred in the same burial vault 14.
A pair of soldiers take shelter in a church burial vault, where they find a priceless and long-missing Russian icon.
Indiana Vac-Form (IVF) manufactures thermoformed products including burial vault liners to customers across the country.
In instances of traditional earth burial, cemeteries usually require that the casket be placed in an outer burial enclosure, also known as a grave liner or burial vault.
Gregor Smith, of Rothesay, Isle of Bute asked: "Who paid PS50,000 for the burial vault next to Marilyn Monroe's at the Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles?
He would soon join the Wilbert[R] Manufacturers Association, and become the first burial vault manufacturer in the state.