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interment

Line breaks: in¦ter|ment
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtəːm(ə)nt
 
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Definition of interment in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The burial of a corpse in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites: the day of interment [count noun]: interments took place in the churchyard
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  • 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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