reburial

noun
re·​buri·​al | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈber-ē-əl How to pronounce reburial (audio) , -ˈbe-rē- also -ˈbər-ē- \
plural reburials

Definition of reburial

: the act or an instance of burying something for a second or subsequent time Intact bones and fragments were secured and now await reburial at the site or nearby.— Adam Parker

First Known Use of reburial

1710, in the meaning defined above

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“Reburial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reburial. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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