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an act of placing a body in a grave or tomb

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the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

concealing something under the ground

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They continue to protect this sacred area as one of the most significant centres of early habitation and ceremonial burial in Canada.
The remains of a hunter or chieftain (the lady turned out to be a man) it was the first human fossil to have been found anywhere in the world, and at 33,000 years old is still the oldest ceremonial burial of a modern human ever discovered in Western Europe.
It may be a ceremonial burial ship but it is definitely premedieval.
Now the ceremonial burial of Premiership aspirations can be arranged.
Make one half-witted observation - the beat-up Lakers had the Spurs bailing water after Game 1 and tossing 'em the anchor was simply a ceremonial burial at sea - and the entire state of Texas is in a state of denial.
We don't do a ceremonial burial of the hatchet, but our traditional singing and drumming are a part of the signing.
There is no reason to suppose, however, that later dates refer to other than relatively brief events: these include the ceremonial burial (c.