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.
Recent Examples of burial from the Web
The House plan would appropriate money for services that have been starved during the budget stalemate including immigrant assistance, funeral and burial services for the poor and breast and cervical cancer screenings.
When excavations at the site began in the mid-1990s, archaeologists expected to find human burials.
The Srebrenica bodies were plowed into hastily made mass graves, which were later bulldozed and scattered among other burial sites in an attempt to hide the evidence.
Officials have not found any ties to an Indian burial ground, contrary to a rumor that has circulated, Baity said.
Clarksville officials say the area near planned roadwork on Blackiston Mill Road is not an Indian burial ground but could potentially be the site of unmarked graves.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Snead Funeral Home, with burial following at the Wynnville Cemetery.
Ten veterans will be honored Monday in a direct burial military honors ceremony at 9 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery by its Memorial Honor Squad.
The ceremony was private, but afterwards, hundreds of fans lined the route to the cemetery and watched his burial from a hill overlooking the ceremony.
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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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