interment interment

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Car wreckingsfollowed by interment of the beastswere a common protest against the internal-combustion engine.
  2. Above all, he prefers interment in a crypt of his gorgeous, statue-decked mausoleum.
  3. Veterans' spouses can get an array of perks, everything from free medical care to eligibility for interment in a national cemetery.

News

  1. Death Notices

    SPADARO Gloria, 87, of Ellenville, NY and Miami, FL, died Thurs, May 30, 2013. MASS: 10am Sat, June 22, St. Mary's St. Andrew's Church, Ellenville, NY. INTERMENT: Fantinekill Cemetery, Ellenville. ARRANGEMENTS: Loucks Funeral Home; 845-647-4343 or www.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

  2. Rwandans resist cremation as land solution

    By Gloriose Isugi KIGALI, Rwanda (GPI)-- Rwanda’s Parliament recognized cremation as a legally regulated form of interment in November 2012 at the request of Hindu residents. Rwanda is the most densely populated country in East Africa, and some say cremation may free up land that is currently used for burial. But no Rwandans have cremated their dead at the nation’s lone crematorium, as locals of ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Changes to evening burials, headstones discussed at cemetery meeting

    COLUMBUS — The cost of an evening interment in Columbus may rise as the demand continues to grow.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Columbus Telegram

Quotes

  • "As a mark of respect for the memory of Rosa Parks, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, that on the day of her interment, the flag of the United States shall be flown at...
    on Oct 30, 2005 By: President Bush Source: NEWS.com.au

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