Examples of morgue in a Sentence
old news stories found in a newspaper morgue
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Seredyuk, the mayor, also ventured out to invite a group of 15 demonstrators to visit the morgue with him and inspect the bodies themselves.
Woods was out of school on academic suspension, transporting bodies from the hospital to the morgue.
In Mexico’s heroin-producing heartland of southern Guerrero state, the violence is so bad that the morgues are full and unable to handle all the bodies brought in for autopsies.
At a morgue at Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, the body of 35-year-old Jihad al-Fourina, who had been shot in the neck, was laid out for his family to collect.
And those people sitting in the morgue, with no one to claim them?
Saeeda visited police stations, hospitals, restaurants, and the morgue, looking for any trace of Raza.
While the government claimed around 250 people were killed, Payne hand-counted the bodies in the morgues, revealing that at least 850 had been shot.
The next day, his frantic father searched hospitals, morgues and police stations, where officials told him to go to the Ministry of Interior (the department blamed by human rights groups for many of the disappearances).
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Origin and Etymology of morgue
First Known Use: 1795See Words from the same year
MORGUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of morgue for English Language Learners
: a place where the bodies of dead people are kept until they are buried or cremated
: a place in the editorial offices of a newspaper, magazine, etc., where old articles and other documents are kept
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