interring interring

Definition(s):

  • (v) place in a grave or tomb

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Across the mainland and in Taiwan, authorities have been urging less interring of bodies and more cremations.
  2. To be sure, not too many Americans next week will be interring turkeys or resurrecting them as dinde farcie aux marrons.
  3. The prevailing note was one of acceptance and reconciliation, as if in burying the Unknown Soldier, the nation were also interring another measure of its residual bitterness.

News

  • King Richard III to get $1.5 million burial

    LONDON — He was buried in an unmarked grave, but finally Richard III is to get a tomb fit for a king. British officials say they will spend 1 million pounds ($1.5 million) interring the 15th-century ruler, whose skeleton was found earlier this year beneath a parking lot in the central England city of Leicester. Officials at Leicester Cathedral said Thursday that Richard will be buried "with ...
    on July 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  • "With this payment, we are interring a significant part of an ignominious past," Mr. Kirchner said recently, adding that the action would liberate Argentina from a supervisory body that was making "more and more demands that contradict...
    on Jan 2, 2006 By: Néstor Kirchner Source: New York Times

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