[kree-muh-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-, krem-uh-]
- a crematory.
Origin of crematorium
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Examples from the Web for crematorium
“The most frustrating part of this crematorium here is the carelessness of the Ebola team,” says Reeves.
Nobody can assure anybody and some of these authorities at the crematorium have very little background in science.
He spoke of burying Robinson and going straight back to work from the crematorium.John Galliano in the Courtroom
June 23, 2011
Before the body was sent to the crematorium, Shilling and Crump filled the casket with animal bones, meat, and a mannequin.The Granny Faked Funeral Case
January 18, 2011
We drive past a small pond of foamy water where they dumped the ashes, to Gas Chamber and Crematorium II.My Visit To Hell
January 30, 2009
In the suburbs of Manila there are now twelve cemeteries and one crematorium.The Philippine Islands
Judith Apleon's body was conveyed to the crematorium and consumed.The Mark of the Beast
For many years past that which has just been alluded to has ceased to exist, a crematorium having taken its place.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army
Charles Alexander Gordon
Cambridge is one of the few American cities possessing a crematorium .
Thus there is no handling or exposure of the body after it reaches the crematorium.
- British a building in which corpses are cremated
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Word Origin and History for crematorium
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