burial Idioms & Phrases


Burial case

  • a form of coffin, usually of iron, made to close air-tight, for the preservation of a dead body.
Webster 1913

burial chamber

  • noun a chamber that is used as a grave
    sepulchre; sepulcher; sepulture.
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burial garment

  • noun cloth used to cover a corpse in preparation for burial
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Burial ground

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; necropolis.
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  • a piece of ground selected and set apart for a place of buriials, and consecrated to such use by religious ceremonies.
Webster 1913

burial mound

  • noun (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs
    grave mound; tumulus; barrow.
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Burial place

  • any place where burials are made.
Webster 1913

Burial service

  • . (a) The religious service performed at the interment of the dead; a funeral service. (b) That portion of a liturgy which is read at an interment; as, the English burial service.
Webster 1913

burial site

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; necropolis.
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burial vault

  • noun a burial chamber (usually underground)
    vault.
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sky burial

  • noun a traditional Tibetan funeral ritual in which the corpse is exposed to the open air to be eaten by sacred vultures
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