Origin of cenotaph
Examples from the Web for cenotaph
Contemporary Examples of cenotaph
Others think it may be a cenotaph, built to house Alexander himself but then left empty after Ptolemy made off with his body.Is This Alexander the Great’s Tomb?
September 13, 2014
Walking in the rain toward the cenotaph, I observed that about every other person wore a red paper poppy in the lapel.Lessons from Another War
November 12, 2009
Historical Examples of cenotaph
These terraced courts have surprised all visitors to the cenotaph of Hatasu.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)
It is an ingenious and brilliant addition to the public part of the tomb, to the cenotaph.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)
A cenotaph is a monument erected to the memory of one dead, but not marking the spot in which his remains rest.Classic French Course in English
William Cleaver Wilkinson
There were celebrations in the streets of London and a vast crowd visited the cenotaph and sang Rule Britannia.Greener Than You Think
This end might be attained by erecting a cenotaph in his honour in every churchyard and cemetery in England.
Word Origin for cenotaph
c.1600, from French cénotaphe (16c.), from Latin cenotaphium, from Greek kenotaphion, from kenos "empty" (see keno-) + taphos "tomb, burial, funeral," from PIE root *dhembh- "to bury."