entomb

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Entomb \En*tomb"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Entombed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entombing}.] [Pref. en- + tomb: cf. OF. entomber.] To deposit in a tomb, as a dead body; to bury; to inter; to inhume. --Hooker.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

entomb

verb

1: place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday" [syn: {bury}, {entomb}, {inhume}, {inter}, {lay to rest}]


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