reinter

verb
re·​in·​ter | \(ˌ)rē-in-ˈtər \
reinterred; reinterring

Definition of reinter 

transitive verb

: 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

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reinterment \ (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, in the meaning defined above

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