Definition of Burial. Meaning of Burial. Synonyms of Burial

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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 the ritual act of placing a dead person or animal, sometimes with objects, into the ground. This is accomplished by excavating a...
- Horse burial is the practice of burying a horse as part of the ritual of human burial, and is found among many Indo-European peoples and others, including...
- 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...
- 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...
- "sleeping place") implies that the land is specifically designated as a burial ground and originally applied to the Roman underground catacombs. The term...
- Premature burial, also known as live burial, burial alive, or vivisepulture, means to be buried while still alive. Animals or humans may be buried alive...
- known by his recording alias Burial, is a British electronic musician from South London. Initially remaining anonymous, Burial became the first artist signed...
- 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...
- The Burial were an Oi! band that incorporated ska, northern soul and folk influences into their music. Formed in 1981 in Yorkshire, England, they released...
- A funeral is a ceremony connected with the burial, cremation, or interment of a corpse, or the burial (or equivalent) with the attendant observances...
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