disinter

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Synonyms for disinter

dig up

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Synonyms for disinter

dig up for reburial or for medical investigation

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Rob Demarais is attempting to locate the remains of First Nations who were believed buried on Scholten Hill, in Medicine Hat, sometime during the late-1800s, early 1900s and disinterred during road construction in the mid-twentieth century.
Rob Demarais is searching for the remains of First Nations people who were buried on Scholten Hill, Alta, in the late-1800s and disinterred in the mid-twentieth century because of road construction.
People are dying, are crucified, are disinterred from their graves, are burned alive.
Former wrestler Andy Robin, 76, and his wife Maggie, 63, decided to have his remains disinterred from their garden in Dollar, Clackmannanshire.
In its resolution, the EP condemned the "relocation" that took place in the village of Ornithi -- where four burial sites were disinterred, two of which were the sites of mass graves.
Your family can consult a lawyer, but it is unlikely you will get the ex-husband's ashes disinterred unless your brother-in-law is prepared for a legal fight.
In April 2011, two brothers were reportedly arrested in Bhakkar, Punjab, after they were found to have disinterred corpses in a graveyard.
Arif and Farman, who are from the small town of Darya Khan in Bhakkar district, were first arrested in April 2011 after they were found to have disinterred corpses in the local graveyard for the purpose of eating them.
Asked if this might mean Mr Sharpe will be disinterred, he added: "I don't want to speculate on what might happen.
The photograph of disinterred bones at Secundra Bagh Palace features a studied composition of a white horse, four men, and an array of the skeletal remains of several human beings, set against a neoclassical ruin that has seen recent shelling.
Union dead, like Evans, would have been initially buried in a marked grave then disinterred to go home or be reburied in the National Cemetery.
The terrorists also disinterred the shrine of the prophet companion Hujr Ibn Adi in Adra area in Damascus Countryside.
There is a precedent - Napoleon, who died in 1821, was disinterred from St Helena and returned to France in state in 1840.