Examples of morgue in a Sentence
old news stories found in a newspaper morgue
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The postgame locker room has felt like a morgue; the Colts, beaten so soundly, didn’t have a whole lot to offer in terms of an explanation.
Nearly 900 names are on record at the local morgue, of bodies pulled mostly from the Old City since June 24, an official there said.
And, as the bodies continue to fill the overloaded morgue, there is a massive public health crisis in the offing.
Daniel Tucker tells The Daily News of New York that his son Jared Tucker's body was identified by his wife at the morgue Friday.
The water can be bath-tub-like warm on the first top few inches, and morgue-like chilly from there on down and into the dark.
Surely these stories were brought forth by more than mere hermits, spinsters or wives with no regular access to pathology labs or the morgue?
Often, the only thing separating whether an overdose victim goes to the hospital instead of the morgue is a dose of naloxone, also known by the brand name Narcan, a medication that can reverse the effects of opioid overdoses.
What was left of the dead was brought back to Khe Sanh's temporary morgue, where Pipes and others went about the grisly task of identifying the dead.
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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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