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ENTOMBMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does entombment mean? 

ENTOMBMENT (noun)
  The noun ENTOMBMENT has 1 sense:

1. the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

  Familiarity information: ENTOMBMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENTOMBMENT (noun)


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Meaning:

The ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

burial; entombment; inhumation; interment; sepulture

Hypernyms ("entombment" is a kind of...):

funeral (a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated)


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