interment

noun in·ter·ment \ in-ˈtər-mənt \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of interment

: the act or ceremony of interring

Examples of interment in a Sentence

  1. a respectful but nonreligious interment in a private cemetery

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First Known Use of interment

14th century


INTERMENT Defined for English Language Learners

interment

noun

Definition of interment for English Language Learners

  • : the act of burying a dead person


INTERMENT Defined for Kids

interment

noun in·ter·ment \ in-ˈtər-mənt \

Definition of interment for Students

: burial


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