entombment


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en·tomb

 (ĕn-to͞om′)
tr.v. en·tombed, en·tomb·ing, en·tombs
1. To place in or as if in a tomb or grave.
2. To serve as a tomb for.

en·tomb′ment n.
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Noun1.entombment - the ritual placing of a corpse in a graveentombment - the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
funeral - a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated; "hundreds of people attended his funeral"

entombment

noun
An act of placing a body in a grave or tomb:
Translations

entombment

[ɪnˈtuːmmənt] N (liter) → sepultura f
References in classic literature ?
But since it is quite clear," resumed the Doctor, "that at least five thousand years have elapsed since your entombment, I take it for granted that your histories at that period, if not your traditions were sufficiently explicit on that one topic of universal interest, the Creation, which took place, as I presume you are aware, only about ten centuries before.
The Count said that he regretted not being able to remember, just at that moment, the precise dimensions of any one of the principal buildings of the city of Aznac, whose foundations were laid in the night of Time, but the ruins of which were still standing, at the epoch of his entombment, in a vast plain of sand to the westward of Thebes.
The firm conviction of the necessity of a vegetation possessing a character of tropical luxuriance, to support such large animals, and the impossibility of reconciling this with the proximity of perpetual congelation, was one chief cause of the several theories of sudden revolutions of climate, and of overwhelming catastrophes, which were invented to account for their entombment.
At the request of Usher, I personally aided him in the arrangements for the temporary entombment.
It was at this point, gentlemen, that enraged by the defection of seven of his former associates, and stung by the mocking voice that had last hailed him, and maddened by his long entombment in a place as black as the bowels of despair; it was then that Steelkilt proposed to the two Canallers, thus far apparently of one mind with him, to burst out of their hole at the next summoning of the garrison; and armed with their keen mincing knives (long, crescentic, heavy implements with a handle at each end) run a muck from the bowsprit to the taffrail; and if by any devilishness of desperation possible, seize the ship.
Villa said that Pawa's remains were brought to a prayer hall, then to the cemetery where the officials of the Philippine Embassy witnessed her entombment.
Stone, Flesh, Spirit: The Entombment of Christ in Late Medieval Burgundy and Champagne
Established in 1835 for the entombment and final resting place of its church's dead, Auburn's Farmville Baptist Church Cemetery provides a small and in depth history through the headstones and crypts of its past members.
The Pieta Chapel contains two large canvases by Van Baburen, The Entombment (Fig.
Transport body before entombment of patients died in the AP-HP to the burial chambers of various hospitals, referral centers autopsies of ap-hp and the school of surgery AP-HP.
Rembrandt and the Passion', in the Hunterian Art Gallery of the University of Glasgow, is constructed around one small painting, the Entombment Sketch, which was the first Rembrandt painting to be publicly displayed in Britain when it was shown in the first Hunterian Museum in 1807.
Verily, this Scott Marshal-lhelmed production has several nutjob supporting performances that almost rescue its hackneyed plot, but there's not enough consistent madness to keep the film from what will be a fleeting theatrical career, followed by entombment on homevid.