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Definition of Burial

Burial
Burial Bur"i*al, n. [OE. buriel, buriels, grave, tomb, AS. byrgels, fr. byrgan to bury, and akin to OS. burgisli sepulcher.] 1. A grave; a tomb; a place of sepulture. [Obs.] The erthe schook, and stoones weren cloven, and biriels weren opened. --Wycliff [Matt. xxvii. 51, 52]. 2. The act of burying; depositing a dead body in the earth, in a tomb or vault, or in the water, usually with attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment. ``To give a public burial.' --Shak. Now to glorious burial slowly borne. --Tennyson. Burial case, a form of coffin, usually of iron, made to close air-tight, for the preservation of a dead body. Burial ground, a piece of ground selected and set apart for a place of burials, and consecrated to such use by religious ceremonies. Burial place, any place where burials are made. Burial service. (a) The religious service performed at the interment of the dead; a funeral service. (b) That portion of a liturgy which is read at an interment; as, the English burial service. Syn: Sepulture; interment; inhumation.

Meaning of Burial from wikipedia

- Burial or interment is a method of final disposition wherein a dead person or animal is placed into the ground, sometimes with objects. This is usually...
- 0°35′54.9″W / 51.474000°N 0.598583°W / 51.474000; -0.598583 The Royal Burial Ground is a cemetery used by the British Royal Family. Consecrated on the...
- "sleeping place") implies that the land is specifically designated as a burial ground and originally applied to the Roman catacombs. The term graveyard...
- Sky burial (Tibetan: བྱ་གཏོར་, Wylie: bya gtor, lit. "bird-scattered") is a funeral practice in which a human corpse is placed on a mountaintop to decompose...
- a ceremony connected with the final disposition of a corpse, such as a burial or cremation, with the attendant observances. Funerary customs comprise...
- stones raised over a grave or graves. Tumuli are also known as barrows, burial mounds or kurgans, and may be found throughout much of the world. A cairn...
- known by his recording alias Burial, is a British electronic musician from South London. Initially remaining anonymous, Burial became the first artist signed...
- Burial is the debut studio album by London electronic producer Burial, released in 2006 on Kode9's Hyperdub label. Considered a landmark of the mid-2000s...
- Burial at sea is the disposal of human remains in the ocean, normally from a ship or boat. It is regularly performed by navies, and is done by private...
- for burial of the body as soon as possible, preceded by a simple ritual involving bathing and shrouding the body, followed by salah (prayer). Burial is...
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