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
Beginning in the 1890s, postmortem photography turned toward burial.
When Mr. Bielefeld zoomed in on one town, 53 blue squares appeared within 2.5 miles of a hillside site where burials are suspected.
That dates the cataclysm which caused the burial to 822.
A spokeswoman with the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, southwest of Joliet, said a burial service for Gandy is scheduled later that day at 2 p.m. at the cemetery, 20953 Hoff Road.
Several regulations tightly govern decorum at the cemetery to preserve the sanctity of the burial ground.
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.
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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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