Definition of disentomb in English:


Line breaks: dis|en¦tomb
Pronunciation: /dɪsɪnˈtuːm
, dɪsɛn-/


[with object]
Remove (something) from a tomb: a mummy which we saw disentombed figurative he disentombed a great part of the early history of England
More example sentences
  • The same method, it is understood, has been applied to the deciphering of the cuneiform records recently disentombed from the ruins of Nineveh.
  • Some of the earlier burials were disentombed and reburied in the new site, but many were left in unmarked graves.
  • Close to Rumeilah stands the first Iron Age construction, disentombed on a large scale in the UAE.



Pronunciation: /-ˈtuːmm(ə)nt/
More example sentences
  • In addition, disinterment or disentombment is costly and burdensome.
  • We are now faced with disentombment and burial in the ground after an unbelievable disrespect to every unfortunate person that is emtombed in this mausoleum.
  • Not only was a disentombment not attempted, but the tomb was never even venerated - a practice which was very common at the time.

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