interment

Part of speech: noun

The act of interring; burial.

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Usage examples "interment":

  1. The king deeply mourned her loss, and had her remains conveyed to Westminster Abbey for interment. - "Old Church Lore", William Andrews.
  2. Besides, it is only for the one night, and in the morning I shall send those to you who will attend to your own removal to another spot, and to the interment of the body. - "Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia", William Gilmore Simms.
  3. After a time the remaining flesh was removed from the bones, which were arranged on the sides of their cabins, in full view of the inmates, until the great day of general interment. - "The Iroquois Book of Rites", Horatio Hale.