interment


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in·ter·ment

 (ĭn-tûr′mənt)
n.
The act or ritual of interring or burying.

interment

(ɪnˈtɜːmənt)
n
burial, esp with ceremonial rites

in•ter•ment

(ɪnˈtɜr mənt)

n.
the act or ceremony of interring; burial.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interment - the ritual placing of a corpse in a graveinterment - 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"

interment

noun burial, burying, funeral, committal, entombment, inhumation, sepulture As soon as the interment ended she walked over to him.

interment

noun
An act of placing a body in a grave or tomb:
Translations
دَفْن
pohřeb
begravelse
eltemetés
greftrun

interment

[ɪnˈtɜːmənt] Nentierro m, sepelio m

interment

[ɪnˈtɜːrmənt] ninhumation f, enterrement m

interment

nBeerdigung f, → Bestattung f

interment

[ɪnˈtɜːmənt] n (frm) → inumazione f

inter

(inˈtəː) past tense, past participle inˈterred verb
to bury (a person etc).
inˈterment noun
References in classic literature ?
The same grave expression of grief, the same rigid silence, and the same deference to the principal mourner, were observed around the place of interment as have been already described.
Gibson, who had come down to direct his sister's interment and settle the family affairs.
The place of Catherine's interment, to the surprise of the villagers, was neither in the chapel under the carved monument of the Lintons, nor yet by the tombs of her own relations, outside.
It got there in course of time; insisted on pouring into the burial-ground; finally, accomplished the interment of the deceased Roger Cly in its own way, and highly to its own satisfaction.
I thought the windows of the sets of chambers into which those houses were divided, were in every stage of dilapidated blind and curtain, crippled flower-pot, cracked glass, dusty decay, and miserable makeshift; while To Let To Let To Let, glared at me from empty rooms, as if no new wretches ever came there, and the vengeance of the soul of Barnard were being slowly appeased by the gradual suicide of the present occupants and their unholy interment under the gravel.
When the place of interment was reached the corpse was lowered, just as it was, into a deep pit.
He, no doubt, thought that prisoners who died in the Chateau d'If were interred in an ordinary burial-ground, and he conveyed the dead man into his own cell, took his place in the sack in which they had sewed up the corpse, and awaited the moment of interment.
He determined privately to seek out the black fisherman, and get him to serve as guide to the place where he had witnessed the mysterious scene of interment.
The grave of this unfortunate man was the first place of human interment that the author ever beheld, as the smoke- house was the first ruin
Buckingham, "had no reference to your age at the period of interment (I am willing to grant, in fact, that you are still a young man), and my illusion was to the immensity of time during which, by your own showing, you must have been done up in asphaltum.
On the morning following Sally's arrival, it being a Thursday and his day off, he was crouching in a constrained attitude in his garden, every fibre of his being concentrated on the interment of a plump young bulb.
Some of the eyes were a trifle dim, but in a general way it may be said that at that interment there was lack of neither observance nor observation; Silas was indubitably dead, and none could have pointed out any ritual delinquency that would have justified him in coming back from the grave.