tomb

Part of speech: noun

A place for the deposit of the dead; a vault; grave.

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Usage examples "tomb":

  1. On Christmas Eve in 1524 Michelangelo writes from Florence to his friend, begging him not to postpone a journey he had in view, if the only business which detained him was the trouble about the tomb. - "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.
  2. " His end was peace" holds its place on many a tomb in virtue of a similar belief. - "Collections and Recollections", George William Erskine Russell.
  3. He lifted his head and saw that the light appeared to flow from the interior of the tomb of King Abibaal. - "Romance Island", Zona Gale.