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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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And it was simultaneous with the ceremonial burial of the remains of 70 victims of the civil war.
The Elks and the Scouts held the fourth annual Community Flag Retirement Ceremony in which worn-out and tattered flags are given a ceremonial burial by fire.
Finally, reading Beloved as an elegy in which Morrison poignantly pays tribute to the ancestors naturally results in a ceremonial burial.
The objects on exhibition date back to a ceremonial burial ceramic horse from the Han Dynasty (206 B.
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.