cremate : Definition, Usages, News and More

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cremate

kree mayt

  • v  reduce to ashes

  • Let someone else pay to cremate your dead relatives.
  • Last week perhaps because she came of one of Prussia's first fighting families, Nazis did not cremate the remains of beauteous Baroness Benita von Falkenhayn, who lost her head .
  • Emergency squads prepared to slaughter and cremate as many as a million head of cattleone-tenth of Mexico's herds.
News & Articles

  • 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
  • Cremations predicted to overtake burials
    According to the Cremation Association of North America, by the year 2025 more than half of Americans are expected to cremate their loved ones, leaving cemeteries in the dust.
    June 13, 2013 - KSHB-TV Kansas City
Quotes

  • Collin Peterson in Reuters
    We might cremate it,said chairman Collin Peterson after the House Agriculture Committee approved, on a bipartisan voice vote, a letter opposing cuts during the recession.
  • Marvin Hier in Las Cruces Sun-News
    People have a right, of course, to cremate themselves, but that the national cemetery at Arlington should be denied to a person because he wished not to be cremated seems to me to be insensitive,Hier said.
  • Shirley Corriher in U.S. News & World Report
    Unfortunately, if you ask the [food] safety people they'll tell you to cremate everything,said Shirley Corriher, a food chemist and cookbook author from Atlanta.

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