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mortuary in Death topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmortuarymor‧tu‧a‧ry1 /ˈmɔːtʃuəri $ ˈmɔːrtʃueri/ noun (plural mortuaries) [countable]  1 British EnglishMX a building or room, for example in a hospital, where dead bodies are kept before they are buried or cremated syn morgue2 American EnglishMX the place where a body is kept before a funeral and where the funeral is sometimes held
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mortuaryThe next day she located his body at a mortuary.Most of those are autopsied and then released to a mortuary in a relatively short period of time.The body was taken to the city mortuary.The remains of a few victims were taken to a makeshift mortuary in a hangar at Schiphol.They also send a hearse to carry the body to the funeral home or mortuary.If the person dies in hospital the family will need to collect the body from the mortuary.I joined her in the mortuary.An earlier announcement named the wrong mortuary.