Examples of entomb in a Sentence
a number of Boston's historic notables are entombed in the Old Granary Burying Ground
Recent Examples of entomb from the Web
But according to Jean Bonhotal, the director of the Cornell Waste Management Institute, humans have interrupted that circular system by entombing valuable nutrients in landfills and relying on chemical fertilizers.
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Origin and Etymology of entomb
Middle English entoumben, from Middle French entomber, from en- + tombe tomb
First Known Use: 1565See Words from the same year
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Definition of entomb for English Language Learners
: to place (someone or something) in a tomb
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