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tr.v. in·terred, in·ter·ring, in·ters
To place in a grave or tomb; bury.

[Middle English enteren, from Old French enterrer, from Medieval Latin interrāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin terra, earth; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.interred - placed in a grave; "the hastily buried corpses"
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References in classic literature ?
This is why the archdeacon was not interred in consecrated earth.
The Catholics gathered the remains of this glorious martyr, and interred them.
The captain was now interred, and might, perhaps, have already made a large progress towards oblivion, had not the friendship of Mr Allworthy taken care to preserve his memory, by the following epitaph, which was written by a man of as great genius as integrity, and one who perfectly well knew the captain.