Definition of BURIAL

the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place <the children wanted to give the dead bird a proper burial in the backyard>
Near Antonyms cremation
a final resting place for a dead person <archaeologically significant artifacts, such as stone tools, have been discovered in Neanderthal burials>
Synonyms burial, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb

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