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morgue in Death topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmorguemorgue /mɔːɡ $ mɔːrɡ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 MXa building or room, usually in a hospital, where dead bodies are kept until they are buried or cremated syn mortuary2 be (like) a morgue
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morgueSo many people had left that the place was like a morgue.The bodies were to be transferred to a morgue, where relatives could come and help identify them.In the Huatulco morgue, the dead men remain unidentified, and their feet provide only cryptic clues about the rebels.Hospital official Komaruddin Sukhemi said at least 51 bodies had been brought to the local morgue.Whatever Deborah would deserve, that morgue was not the place for her.The detailed burial party will then convey the body to the morgue for subsequent burial.A body wrapped in a plastic bag is loaded on to a lorry and taken off to the morgue.