interment vs internment : Common Errors in English

About interment vs internment

Interment is burial; internment is merely imprisonment.

interment Meaning(s)

  • (n) the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

internment Meaning(s)

  • (n) confinement during wartime
  • (n) the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)
  • (n) placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

interment in News

  1. Aubrey Noelle Miller

    Funeral services for infant Aubrey Noelle Miller of Washington will be held Friday, June 14, at 11 a.m. at Phillips Mill Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Casper officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The News-Reporter

  2. Obituary: Richard Harold Alderman, 84, formerly of New Providence

    Richard Harold Alderman  Richard Harold Alderman, 84, died on June 8, 2013 in Boston, after a long illness. Services will be held at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 1668 Beacon St., Brookline, Mass., on Thursday, June 13, at noon. Interment will follow...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Independent Press

  3. Obituary – Lori Kay Formanek

    cash advance online Lori Kay Formanek, 50, Waterloo and formerly of Chelsea and Tama, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, following a short illness. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Tama, with Deacon Joe Behounek presiding. Interment will be [...]
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Star Press Union

internment in News

  1. George Takei Fears NSA Spying Will Lead to Something Much Worse

    George Takei is hardly the only American concerned about the NSA's massive surveillance programs. But unlike most people, his fears are rooted in the memory of the government persecution he suffered firsthand in a Japanese internment camp .
    on June 11, 2013 Source: New York Magazine

  2. Behind the wire

    The exhibit, “Giri: Giving Back – Moving Forward,” now at the Sonoma Valley Library, tells in photographs and oral histories the experience of Japanese Americans during their incarceration in American internment camps during World War II. Branch Manager Lisa Musgrove said Sonoma County was exemplary in the treatment of Japanese Americans during this period. Neighbors and friends came to the aid ...
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Sonoma Valley Sun

  3. Bob Fletcher Dies at 101; Saved Farms of Interned Japanese-Americans

    Mr. Fletcher was thought of as an unsung hero for his efforts during World War II in California to manage the farms of Japanese families forced to live in internment camps.
    on June 7, 2013 Source: New York Times

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