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burial

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1 the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place
  • the children wanted to give the dead bird a proper burial in the backyard

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2 a final resting place for a dead person
  • archaeologically significant artifacts, such as stone tools, have been discovered in Neanderthal burials

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The first known use of burial was in the 13th century

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“Burial.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burial. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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