burial


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for burial

Synonyms for burial

an act of placing a body in a grave or tomb

Synonyms for burial

the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

concealing something under the ground

References in periodicals archive ?
Our wide-ranging proposals aim to standardise burial and cremation practices across Scotland and provides for better scrutiny and governance of those who are tasked with this important and sensitive role.
But looking at how the costs could vary, it said a burial plot in Birmingham would cost around PS2,815, while one in Belfast would cost around PS980.
A team of medical anthropologists also contributed meaningful, safe alternatives for touching and bathing dead bodies, developed from research into the cultural significance and values of burial practices in affected countries.
The relative chronological position of each burial can be accurately determined thanks to an established burial jar typo-chronology that has been repeatedly confirmed by stratigraphic intersections (Figure 5) (e.
A funeral service followed by the burial will be at 11 a.
Sources said that the residents of Malka Haans village 57 SP in Pakpattan didn't allow the burial of the Raiwind operation killed terrorist Zulfiqar and then his heirs carried the coffin for burial to Okara village 21/4-L, but there also the local people including the terrorist's own uncle resisted and refused his burial in the locality.
Few outside the academic world and the Reformist media have yet been willing to stand up and publicly support Frye's burial in Iran.
Double and triple burials at 23,000-to-27,000-year-old sites in Europe and western Asia suggest prehistoric human sacrifices, says Vincenzo Formicola of the University of Pisa in Italy.
The initial construction will include modular buildings for administrative and maintenance operations, and a small burial area of eight acres for immediate use.
Ifor and Eira Humphreys, proprietors of the first privately-run green burial site in Wales, will be on hand between 2pm and 5pm on both days to answer questions and explain the principles and mechanics of natural burials.
Perhaps the burial in Sebaste was not the original burial but a burial hundreds of years later.
The church has even lost track of a few popes' burial sites.
Modeling Archaeological Site Burial In Southern Michigan: A Geoarchaeological Synthesis is the collaborative work of G.
The only paintings in the show, George Hadjimichalis's three near-monochromes on wood, Burial X, Burial XI, Burial XII, 2004, recalling tombstones, suggested that one might approach death as a subject of contemplation rather than of protest or rage.
The dominant form of the monument occupies most of the large rectangular site centring on an oblique crevice or path that dissects the monumental burial ground.