Definition of Interment

1. Noun. The ritual placing of a corpse in a grave.

Exact synonyms: Burial, Entombment, Inhumation, Sepulture
Generic synonyms: Funeral
Derivative terms: Bury, Entomb, Inhume, Inter



Definition of Interment

1. n. The act or ceremony of depositing a dead body in the earth; burial; sepulture; inhumation.

Definition of Interment

1. Noun. The act of burying a dead body; burial. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interment

intermedium
intermedius
intermell
intermelled
intermelling
intermells
intermembral
intermembrane
intermembrane space
intermembranous
intermembranous part of glottic opening
intermembranous part of rima glottidis
intermeningeal
intermenstrual
intermenstrual pain
interment (current term)
intermention
intermentioned
intermentioning
intermentions
interments
intermesenteric
intermesenteric arterial anastomosis
intermesenteric plexus
intermesh
intermeshed
intermeshes
intermeshing
intermeshings
intermetacarpal

Literary usage of Interment

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"An Ancient British interment. By FT ELWORTHY. The author exhibited photographs of an ancient British interment discovered on August 29, 1896, ..."

2. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, Alfred William Pollard, William Caxton (1900)
"CHAPTER XI Of the interment of twelve kings, and of the prophecy of Merlin, ... All these came to the interment. But of all these twelve kings King Arthur ..."

3. Military and Religious Life in the Middle Ages and the Period of the Renaissance by P. L. Jacob (1874)
"interment brought into practice by Christianity.—The Wrapping of the Dead in Shrouds.—The Direction in which the Bodies were laid.—Absolution Crosses. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1845)
"CRK ART. XI.—interment in Towns. A Supplementary Report on the results of a special inquiry into the practice of interment in ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"The plaintiff again telegraphed by the Postal Company to his father, who arrived between 9 and 10 am Preparations were made, and the interment took place ..."

6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"interment in the wall-recess or loculus, though infinitely tbc most common, was not the only mode employed in the catacombs FIG. 4.—Loculi. (From de Rossi. ..."

7. The United Irishmen, Their Lives and Times by Richard Robert Madden (1842)
"Previous to his interment, the street in which he had resided was beset by a multitude of people—in fact, for some days, the neighbourhood of Ely Place ..."

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