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Synonyms for ossuary

a burial place or receptacle for human remains

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Words related to ossuary

any receptacle for the burial of human bones

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The actual bone house is built by the visionary and eccentric Matt.
The bone house became, for her, a place of calm, comfort and unusual beauty.
It also looks at the uses for various parts of the animals aside from the meat, such as bone houses made from their bones, and clothes made from their skin.
The core of the petrous bone houses the labyrinth, cranial nerves VII and VIII, the internal carotid artery, and the jugular bulb.
175, for example, where "beinhusern' becomes bone houses rather that charnel houses and Cardinal Borromeo becomes an almost anonymous Carlo Borromea.