exhume

as in to unearth
to remove from place of burial the remains of John Paul Jones were exhumed in Paris and transported with great ceremony to the U.S. Naval Academy

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“Exhume.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exhume. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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