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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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.
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.
Simon Mezes, responsible for having platted the city of Redwood during the 1850s, was disinterred and moved to a cemetery in Colma.
Nininger's remains were disinterred and identified but the identification was later overturned by officials because of what was perceived as a discrepancy in the length of a femur bone.
The indictment alleges the parents intentionally abused, disinterred, removed or carried away the body of Rowdy Sterling-Michael Nelson.
Eventually, the efforts worked and the DoD agreed to disinter the 27.
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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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