reinter

verb re·in·ter \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈtər \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reinter

reinterred; reinterring
: to inter (a dead body) again
  • Years later, those killed in earlier wars were reinterred and buried at Arlington, so that the cemetery now contains the bodies of servicemen from every war since the revolution.
  • —Emily Jashinsky

reinterment

play \(ˌ)rē-in-ˈtər-mənt\ noun, plural reinterments
    • So prevalent were grave robberies that the pharaohs' loyal retainers often spirited away their masters' remains for reinterment in secret graves.
    • —Paul Martin

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1611

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