entombment entombment  /ɪn ˈtumMənt/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. The glamorous young queen died more than 3,300 years ago, and sometime thereafter her body and all the accoutrements of her entombment disappeared without a trace.
  2. But he is awaiting, heirs say, a more Graceland-like entombment that combines gravesite and perhaps museum somewhere else in South Carolina.
  3. He has always been an elusive, somehow haunted presence, sending out his commands from a bewildering entombment in desert or tropical hotels.

News

  • Viola M. Miller

    ONALASKA — Viola M. Miller, 91, of Onalaska, died Sunday, June 16, 2013, in her home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Our Saviors Lutheran Church, with entombment in Garden of P…
    on June 18, 2013     Source: West Salem Coulee News

Quotes

  1. "The children used their own funds to pay for their father's entombment so that their father could be put to rest without further delay," Sharpton, who was a friend of Brown, said in the statement.
    on Mar 10, 2007 By: Al Sharpton Source: Reuters

  2. "Our cremations in total volume with our funeral homes have doubled and that's primarily due to the cost of ground burial and entombment," said Frank Sinatra Jr. of Sinatra Memorial Home.
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Frank Sinatra Source: WCBS-TV New York

  3. "The first Unknown Soldier for the British military was established upon the entombment of the remains of a deceased World War I soldier in Westminster Abbey," Chadderton said. "The thought of anyone desecrating this tomb borders on the...
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: Cliff Chadderton Source: CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse)

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