What does BURIAL mean?

BURIAL meaning in General Dictionary

A grave a tomb a spot of sepulture

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  • the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
  • hiding one thing beneath the ground
  • A grave; a tomb; somewhere of sepulture.
  • The work of burying; depositing a-dead human anatomy within the planet, in a tomb or vault, or in the water, generally with attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment.

BURIAL meaning in Law Dictionary

Sepulture; the act of interring lifeless person systems. See Lay v. State, 12 Ind. App. 362, 39 N. E. 768; In re Reformed, etc.. Church, 7 How. Prac. (N. Y.) 476; Cemetery Ass'n v. Assessors, 37 La. Ann. 35.


BURIAL meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"act of burying," late 13c.; early in the day "tomb" (c.1200), false singular from Old English byrgels "tomb," from byrgan "to bury" + suffix -els; a chemical additionally found in Old Saxon burgisli, recommending a Proto-Germanic *burgisli-, from PIE root *bhergh- (1) "to hide, shield" (see bury). The Germanic suffix *-isli- (in addition in Old English hydels "hiding location," f


BURIAL meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A grave; a tomb; a place of sepulture.

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  • (n.) The act of burying; depositing a-dead human anatomy within the earth, in a tomb or vault, or perhaps in water, often with attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment.

Sentence Examples with the word BURIAL

Upper Egypt, however, was loyal to Tirhaka, and even at Memphis the burial of an Apis bull was dated by the priests as in.

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