Bury (a corpse) again, often in a different place than that of the first burial.
- A post-mortem examination was carried out before the body was reinterred.
- After the Restoration, Charles ordered the remains to be reinterred in St Giles.
- Unfortunately, the graves were dug up, the remains were reinterred, and the road is there now.
- Example sentences
- But World War II interfered with the planned reinterment.
- I wish to assure your readers that those in charge of the exhumation and reinterment were not similarly careless.
- The ceaseless reinterments in a big town churchyard meant, in any case, that you could not expect a grave site to be permanently set apart for its tenant.
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