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crematorium

kree muh taw ree uhm

  • n  a mortuary where corpses are cremated
  • n  a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes

  • Even if they could afford the cheaper electric crematorium, the erratic power supply forces it to shut down for hours every day.
  • Technically, "the burning of bodies" is illegal in The Netherlands, but in practice it has been tolerated for years in the country's only crematorium, owned by the Association.
  • But by the time Benedict was standing before a memorial by the ruins of a crematorium, the rain had stopped, and a vivid rainbow appeared across a distant field.
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  • Angela Merkel in Fox11online.com
    We saw the ovens of the crematorium, the guard towers, the barbed wire fences, the foundations of barracks that once held people in the most unimaginable conditions,said President Barack Obama.
  • Zvezdan Jovanovic in Fort Wayne News Sentinel
    The hatred felt by the State of Israel against the Palestinians is such that they would not hesitate to send the one and a half million men, women and children of that country to the crematorium where millions of Jews of all ages were exterminated... Fidel Castro http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fidel_Castro&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGBxUkJA7F4HcHHDZlU1dXfkx-7kg APA http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.apa.az/news.php%3Fid%3D124365&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEfQnCVjrHUZW8yu52SjLuWpab-oQ Jun 15, 2010 23477 31423 crematorium Instead of being the temple of justice, the Special Court has become a crematorium of law," said Jovanovic lawyer Nenad Vukasovic.

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