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intermentin‧ter‧ment /ɪnˈtɜːmənt $ -ɜːr-/ noun [countable, uncountable] formal  MXthe act of burying a dead body syn burial, → inter
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intermentThis person might easily be the perpetrator of the crime that led to that appalling interment.Embalming is a sanitary, cosmetic, and preservative process through which the body is prepared for interment.Oak was occasionally used, but only for exceptionally important interments.The committee is therefore proposing to increase interment fees.By 1852 Bunhill Fields was almost full; indeed, the last interment there took place two years later.Private interment took place in York led by Canon O'Mahony with immediate family and Martha present.Soon, eighteen days after the interment, miracles began to happen at the grave.
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