rebury

verb re·bury \ (ˌ)rē-ˈber-ē , -ˈbe-rē also -ˈbər-ē \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rebury

reburied; reburying; reburies
: to bury (something or someone) again
  • Museum administrators, too, are anxious about, and at times baffled by, the desire on the part of Native Americans to retrieve and rebury their ancestors' remains.
  • —Douglas J. Preston
  • However in 2011 the federal agency decided to pursue a $28 million plan that calls for barrels with solid waste to be dug up and then reburied on-site in a lined landfill.
  • —Michael Cooper

First Known Use of rebury

1611

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