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
A dozen or more people can get infected with Ebola during the preparation for a traditional burial.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 5 at 11:00 AM at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home 219 West Center Street Manchester followed by a private burial.
Potter County Judge Nancy Tanner, who as custodian of the remains helped facilitate a burial of five veterans here last year, shared that sentiment while reading the names of those laid to rest Friday.
Arlington, the nation’s main military cemetery, is running out of room, and may have to deny most veterans alive today a burial there.
At his repass — a traditional gathering after a burial — in Grove Hall, mourners grieved and celebrated his life.
The 20-year-old was killed during fighting on the South Pacific island in October 1942 and received a field burial.
His visitation is scheduled for Tuesday at West Chestnut Street Baptist Church and his funeral is the following day, May 23, with a burial at Cave Hill Cemetery.
Yet the hard-core realities of California water suggest that Temperance Flat should be given a decent burial, never to rise again.
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Origin and Etymology of burial
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
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