morgue morgue  /ˈmɔrɡ/


  • (n) a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation



  1. Morgue workers inspect the bodies of four slain police officers in a prison, at Cuilapa's morgue, near Guatemala City, Guatemala, February 26, 2007.
  2. Later, in discussing the autopsy with Technician O'Connor, Lifton was told that on arrival at the morgue, Kennedy's brain was not in the skull.
  3. From Argentina came word last fortnight that fire had destroyed the world's most beautiful morgue.


  1. On the Set: The Killer Chemistry of Rizzoli & Isles

    You know there's a problem when the corpse starts laughing. All morning on the set of Rizzoli & Isles, Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander have been struggling to get through a morgue scene...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: TV Guide

  2. Southern Ill.'s Williamson County plans new morgue

    Officials in southern Illinois' Williamson County have opted to build a new $266,000 morgue rather than renew a lease on a current site on federal property.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CBS4 Quad Cities

  3. Williamson County building a new morgue

    MARION — Williamson County officials have decided to build a new morgue instead of renewing a lease on its current building at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Southern Illinoisan

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  1. "This doesn't have to be a morgue," Seahawks Coach Mike Holmgren said after the game. "That's a good football team, the Chargers. There were a lot of good things that happened today. I'll take it."
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Mike Holmgren Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Staunton said: "Judging by the dressing-room the lads are absolutely devastated and it is like a morgue in there. But I wouldn't say it is a bad result. We are still on course and we want to win every game but we are playing two difficult games in...
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Steve Staunton Source:

  3. "My opinion in this case is there was an incomplete transection of the spinal cord and the rest was torn during transportation (to the morgue). After Ms. Clarkson was shot through the spine there were still some nerve fibers that allowed her to...
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Dr Michael Baden Source: FOXNews

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