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morgue

 (môrg)
n.
1. A place in which the bodies of persons found dead are kept until identified and claimed or until arrangements for burial have been made.
2. A reference file in a newspaper or magazine office.

[French, from la Morgue, building in Paris used as a morgue, probably from morgue, haughty manner, from Old French morguer, to look at solemnly, from Vulgar Latin *murricāre, to make a face, from *murrum, muzzle.]

morgue

(mɔːɡ)
n
1. (Medicine) another word for mortuary1
2. (Journalism & Publishing) informal a room or file containing clippings, files, etc, used for reference in a newspaper
[C19: from French la Morgue, a Paris mortuary]

morgue

(mɔrɡ)
n
superiority; haughtiness

morgue

(mɔrg)

n.
1. a place in which dead bodies are kept, esp. the bodies of victims of violence or accidents, pending identification or burial.
2. a reference file of old clippings, photographs, etc., esp. in a newspaper office.
[1815–25; < French; Middle French: entry room of a prison, perhaps identical with morgue haughtiness]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.morgue - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremationmorgue - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
crematorium, crematory - a mortuary where corpses are cremated
funeral chapel, funeral church, funeral home, funeral parlor, funeral parlour, funeral-residence - a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
Translations
مَشْرَحَةٌمَعْرِض الجُثَث المَجْهولَه
márnice
lighus
LeichenschauhausLeichenhaus
ruumishuone
mrtvačnica
hullaház
líkhús
死体保管所霊安所
영안실
lavoninėmorgas
morgs
lijkenhuismortuarium
márnica
mrtvašnica
bårhus
ห้องเก็บศพ
nhà xác

morgue

[mɔːg] Ndepósito m de cadáveres, morgue f (esp LAm)

morgue

[ˈmɔːrg] nmorgue f

morgue

n
(= mortuary)Leichenschauhaus nt; to be like a morguewie ausgestorben sein
(Press) → Archiv nt

morgue

[mɔːg] nobitorio

morgue

(moːg) noun
a building where people who have been found dead are laid until they are identified etc.

morgue

مَشْرَحَةٌ márnice lighus Leichenschauhaus νεκροτομείο depósito de cadáveres ruumishuone morgue mrtvačnica obitorio 死体保管所 영안실 lijkenhuis likhus kostnica morgue, necrotério морг bårhus ห้องเก็บศพ morg nhà xác 太平间

morgue

n morgue f, depósito de cadáveres
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