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sepulture

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1 a final resting place for a dead person
  • opened the sepulture and examined the mummy

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2 the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place
  • the final sepulture of the body had to wait until the ground thawed

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The first known use of sepulture was in the 14th century

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“Sepulture.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sepulture. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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