disinterment disinterment

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The spadework has been ruthless, the disinterment squads never tire.
  2. This disinterment of an author whom liberals thought they had buried is another illustration of a certain sprightliness in conservative thought these days.
  3. The current off-Broadway effort by the Phoenix Theater's repertory company is not so much a revival as a disinterment.

News

  1. Canadian couple find 400-year-old female skeleton in their back yard

    SARNIA, Ontario, June 16 (UPI) -- A Canadian couple who found a skeleton in their back yard said an Ontario law required them to pay $5,000 for archaeological disinterment and other treatments.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Canadian couple finds 400-year-old female skeleton in their backyard

    SARNIA, Ontario, June 16 (UPI) -- A Canadian couple who found a skeleton in their backyard said an Ontario law required them to pay $5,000 for archaeological disinterment and other treatments.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: UPI

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