interment vs internment :

Definitions

  • n  the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

  • n  confinement during wartime
  • n  the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)
  • n  placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 15, 2013 - Middletown Times Herald-Record
  • 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 ...
    June 14, 2013 - UPI
  • 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.
    June 14, 2013 - Columbus Telegram

  • George Takei Fears NSA Spying Will Lead to Something Much Worse
    George Takei is hardly the only American concerned about the NSA's massive surveillance programs. But unlike most people, his fears are rooted in the memory of the government persecution he suffered firsthand in a Japanese internment camp .
    June 11, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • George Takei Fears NSA Spying Will Lead to Something Much Worse
    George Takei is hardly the only American concerned about the NSA's massive surveillance programs. But unlike most people, his fears are rooted in the memory of the government persecution he suffered firsthand in a Japanese internment camp .
    June 11, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Behind the wire
    The exhibit, “Giri: Giving Back – Moving Forward,” now at the Sonoma Valley Library, tells in photographs and oral histories the experience of Japanese Americans during their incarceration in American internment camps during World War II. Branch Manager Lisa Musgrove said Sonoma County was exemplary in the treatment of Japanese Americans during this period. Neighbors and friends came to the aid ...
    June 7, 2013 - Sonoma Valley Sun