Examples of burial in a Sentence
They prepared the body for burial.
She wanted to give him a proper burial.
Did you attend the burial?
The law prohibits the burial of toxic substances without special permits.
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Bunning's Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington at 10 a.m.
Other states, like Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont, are phasing in bans on the burial of organics in landfills, beginning with the refuse of large businesses.
His niece, Pam Thomas, received the ceremonial flag following the burial at Laurel Cemetery in Madisonville.
By now, after some 49,000 burials, there is a certain routine to the days here.
Roughly 200 people — including Crosby’s two siblings, four children and four grandchildren — attended his burial Sunday at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery with full military honors, featuring a flyover by four F/A-18 Hornet jets.
The Latest on the arrival of the remains of a Vietnam War casualty in San Diego for burial (all times local): 1:35 p.m.
Glenn died Dec. 8, 2016 and his body was sent to the Air Force base to await burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
This German cemetery is the burial place for 25,644 soldiers, most of whom were moved here from other locations in the 1950s (the site was used as a combat cemetery from 1914).
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BURIAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of burial for English Language Learners
: the act or ceremony of burying a dead person in a grave
: the act of burying something in the ground
BURIAL Defined for Kids
Definition of burial for Students
: the act of placing a dead body in a grave or tomb
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