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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...
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