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 mounds are listed in the Wisconsin Historical Society's burial sites catalog, which means Wingra needs a state permit to disturb them.
In contrast, the smaller, 78-acre Laurel Hill — with far fewer available burial sites and 75,000 bodies already interred — took in $1.6 million and spent $1.2 million.
The experts, who were led by the Zoological Society of London, made the incredible find in a 2,300-year-old burial chamber.
Forty-three artifacts dug up in a massive Viking-age burial site in Sweden are traveling outside of that country for the first time, courtesy of the Gustavianum Museum of Uppsala University.
After the verdict, Ream lead investigators to Cindy's burial site along 23 Mile Road in Macomb Township.
At some point during the couple’s 4,000-year-long slumber, grave robbers ransacked their burial chamber and plundered its gold and jewels.
But the latest finding of the burial chamber was a surprise for archaeologists.
The nine bodies were unceremoniously dumped into a burial pit, tangled in a jumble of limbs anathema to the precise arrangements typically seen in Early Neolithic graves.
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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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