noun[mass noun] archaic
Burial; interment: the rites of sepulture
More example sentences
- Until 1880 the suicide was required to be buried without rites of Christian sepulture.
- ‘These men died for us gentlemen,’ he told the council, ‘and we at least owe it to their memories, decently to meet and garnish the spot of their sepulture.’
- This place of sepulture is the specially erected crypt, immediately below the altar, in the Church of St. John, Leipzig.
Middle English: via Old French from Latin sepultura, from sepelire 'bury'.
Definition of sepulture in:
- The US English dictionary