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Synonyms for columbarium

a birdhouse for pigeons

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a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes of the cremated dead


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a sepulchral vault or other structure having recesses in the walls to receive cinerary urns

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Supply and installation of additional columbarium spaces on the east wall of the municipal cemetery of the city of Sens.
The Cemetery Board agrees that a suitably worded plaque be placed on the columbarium commemorating the Loyalists.
Columbarium Memorial Garden, First Presbyterian Church, Columbus
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Tan's first documentary Moving House, documents the consequences for a Chinese Singaporean family who has to exhume the remains of their relatives and move them to a columbarium as the cemetery is cleared for redevelopment.
Hudson's new columbarium can comfortably host as many as 88 urns, and Hudson family members, one local news report notes, have taken to calling the million-dollar structure "The Inn.
Never one to cave in, Pech gave himself ballet classes two weeks after the surgery and self-produced an evening of dance at the Columbarium in San Francisco the following June.
Assuming the lightly ironic, inquisitive tone she used to great effect in Gleaners, Varda analyzes several of the photographs like a rue Daguerre semiotician, with glancing wit and insight, alighting on telling details and little accidents, and she makes a suggestive comparison between the grid of black-framed photos and urns in a columbarium.
Cremated remains should be treated with the same respect as corporeal remains and properly disposed of--entombed in a mausoleum or columbarium or buried in a cemetery.
Recently I wrote to the Department of Veterans Affairs for information about a new columbarium at the Sepulveda National Cemetery for cremated remains.
CDR Emery was inurned at the Naval Academy Columbarium on May 3, 2006, with full military honors.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans in the New York region can again be interred at Long Island National Cemetery with the opening of a new columbarium on September 19.