- a Bronze Age cemetery in which the ashes of the dead were buried in urns.
Origin of urnfield
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- a cemetery full of individual cremation urns
- (of a number of Bronze Age cultures) characterized by cremation in urns, which began in E Europe about the second millennium bc and by the seventh century bc had covered almost all of mainland Europe
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