Examples of disinter in a Sentence
The body was disinterred for further study.
the Egyptian mummy was carefully disinterred in hopes that it would yield secrets about the Old Kingdom
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Meikle said the sheriff identified the body as that of Dickens the day after Frankie Kerrigan surfaced, before disinterring the body.
Ness also found paperwork showing that 11 bodies were disinterred from Mater Dolorosa in 1982 and reburied at the cemetery at St. Boniface Church.
The presence of the remains of her body calls into question the propriety of presenting disinterred remains as art in ways the disembodied portraits don't.
The glass encased skeleton at Wat Pah Nanachat, a forest monastery in northeast Thailand, belonged to a local woman years before the former abbot had her bones disinterred and put on show in the meditation hall.
In 1846, the remains of several members of the Van Brunt family were disinterred from the property and buried at Green-Wood Cemetery.
In 1993, the State Archaeologist was requested to disinter the remains of Henry Opukaha'ia for repatriation to his Hawaiian family.
Simon Mezes, responsible for having platted the city of Redwood during the 1850s, was disinterred and moved to a cemetery in Colma.
The church closed its own burial ground on Fulton Street, disinterring and moving the bodies, including some that had been laid to rest before the Revolutionary War.
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Definition of disinter for English Language Learners
: to take (a body) out of a grave or tomb : to dig up (a body)
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