verb (used with object), in·humed, in·hum·ing.
Origin of inhume
Related Words for inhumationentombment, funeral, deposition, interment, sepulture, obsequies, exequies
Examples from the Web for inhumation
Historical Examples of inhumation
With the above brief references to inhumation, let us leave the subject.Life On The Mississippi, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The inhumation of the dead is entirely unpractised in Tibet.
The loosened dirt then fell in at the sides, completing the inhumation.The Forgotten Planet
These sepultures are some by incineration, others by inhumation.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
He identified the change from 57cremation to inhumation with that from heathenism to Christianity.Anglo-Saxon Literature
Word Origin for inhume
1630s, noun of action from Latin inhumare (see inhume).