Definition of interment in English:

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interment

Pronunciation: /inˈtərmənt/

noun

The burial of a corpse in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites: the day of interment interments took place in the churchyard
More example sentences
  • She died in Canada on Monday, August 1, and her funeral services and interment took place in Vancouver.
  • Proof of his popularity was the large number of mourners at both his funeral and interment.
  • Following Requiem Mass interment took place in Towerhill cemetery.
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Usage

Interment, which means ‘burial,’ should not be confused with internment, which means ‘imprisonment.’.

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Syllabification: in·ter·ment

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