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
After the bodies of her parents had been retrieved to be prepared for burial, Tahera said her mother had three bullet wounds and bruises on her face.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered that U.S. and state flags be lowered to half-staff until Doyon's memorial or burial service.
A mass burial for some of the more than 300 casualties is taking place on Thursday afternoon, Freetown mayor Sam Gibson said in a broadcast on Radio Democracy.
About 40 people attended a funeral service and burial for Baby Hope in September.
At Wired UK, Hayley Campbell explores this process of water cremation, which a growing number of advocates is calling a cleaner, more efficient, and ultimately less expensive alternative to burial and traditional cremation.
Many bodies were in a horrible state, missing arms, heads or legs, Deveaux said, adding that proper burials will be vital in keeping disease at bay.
What looks like arid scrubland contains countless Indian burial grounds and other sites sacred to the tribes who lived here: the Nez Perce, the Umatilla, and the Yakama.
Beginning in the 1890s, postmortem photography turned toward burial.
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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
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