Examples of exhume in a Sentence
the remains of John Paul Jones were exhumed in Paris and transported with great ceremony to the U.S. Naval Academy
Recent Examples of exhume from the Web
Provide for reburial of remains exhumed from the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a scandal-ridden institution closed by the state.
Henry Andregg Jr.'s remains, exhumed from a national cemetery in Honolulu.
In about 1994, according to ICE officials, an Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team exhumed the village’s well and recovered 162 skeletons, including those of young children.
There is a romance to paleontology digs, an undeniable draw to the wide-open spaces where extinct monsters rest, to be exhumed only with arduous pick and shovel work.
The publication of those results in July led to calls for further testing and last month his body was exhumed and tissue and bone samples sent to three laboratories (one, ironically, in Russia).
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EXHUME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of exhume for English Language Learners
: to remove (a body) from the place where it is buried
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