The French cemetery at Notre Dame de Lorette has 20,000 named graves and an ossuary with 20,000 unknown dead.
Bonaparte stopped near the ossuary, and desired to be shown the spot where the battle of Morat was fought.
I love to go to his ossuary of dead transactions, as I would visit the catacombs of Rome or Paris.
The Magdalenians have passed through this ossuary and have drawn out all the canine teeth to make ornaments of them.
ossuary, os′ū-ar-i, n. a place where the bones of the dead are deposited: a charnel-house.
After a time the body is taken up, the bones cleaned, and deposited in an ossuary called the Quiogozon.
"urn for the bones of the dead," 1650s, from Late Latin ossuarium "charnel house," from neuter of Latin ossuarius "of bones," from Latin os (plural ossua) "bone" (see osseous) on model of mortuarium.