disinterment


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dis·in·ter

 (dĭs′ĭn-tûr′)
tr.v. dis·in·terred, dis·in·ter·ring, dis·in·ters
1. To dig up or remove from a grave or tomb; exhume.
2. To bring to public notice; disclose.

dis′in·ter′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disinterment - the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been burieddisinterment - the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
Translations

disinterment

[ˌdɪsɪnˈtɜːmənt] Nexhumación f, desenterramiento m

disinterment

nAusgrabung f
References in classic literature ?
If I thought it would do any good to the rising generation, I would cheerfully give my consent to the disinterment of the bones of any genteel highwayman (the more genteel, the more cheerfully), and to their exposure, piecemeal, on any sign-post, gate, or gibbet, that might be deemed a good elevation for the purpose.
Pickwick was busily engaged in counting the barrels of oysters and superintending the disinterment of the cod-fish, when he felt himself gently pulled by the skirts of the coat.
Sixty-eight years later, in April 2015, Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work ordered the disinterment of the Oklahoma unknowns.
From what I can tell you, based on everything that is described as far as the disinterment of the remains in 2010, [it] fits with what we would expect for the normal decomposition of the human body, especially in this type of an environment and this type of a locale," Kolowski said.
Many countries have enacted laws and regulations addressing the burial or other disposal of the recently dead, and there are often regulations relating to disinterment or archaeological excavation.
As a political poet in the early American Republic as much as in Scotland prior to 1794, we need new bibliographical examination of these American works followed by a proper critical disinterment.
This interpretation seems more plausible than their occurrence resulting from the wholesale disinterment and dumping of skeletons from primary intramural burials, as there is no evidence at Catalhoyuk for empty or robbed-out graves within any of the excavated houses.
For those with access to such resources and networks, this also included a system of disinterment and trans-Pacific shipping of the bones of the deceased for family reclamation and reburial in ancestral settings.
Being able to take part in the process of disinterment and reburial proves to be essential to Oskar's successful movement from melancholia into mourning, and that successful progression into mourning establishes the importance of understanding the final scene of the novel not as a symbol of inertia or unwillingness to mourn but rather as a sign that Oskar--working within his predisposition to anxiety--shows a deliberate willingness to face the loss of his father and that he wants to begin to heal.
Gay ends <i>The Long Home</i> with William Tell Oliver unearthing jars of money hidden by the now-deceased murderer and exploitative capitalist Dallas Hardin, and opens his next novel, <i>Provinces of Night</i>, with the disinterment of fruit jars by a construction company working on a new dam.
I don't want anyone to do my tires or firebomb my house or, you know, dig up my granny,'' he said, referring to a campaign in 2004 against a farmer breeding guinea pigs for medical research, which included the disinterment of his mother-in-law.
Intruder's dynamic of burial and disinterment, repression and revival, are symbolic, she argues, of a "buried" interrogation of exclusionary, binary meanings, including that of black-white difference (47).