interment

[ in-tur-muh nt ]
/ ɪnˈtɜr mənt /

noun

the act or ceremony of interring; burial.

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Origin of interment

1300–50; inter + -ment; replacing Middle English enter(e)ment < Middle French enterrement

OTHER WORDS FROM interment

re·in·ter·ment, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH interment

interment internment
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British Dictionary definitions for interment

interment
/ (ɪnˈtɜːmənt) /

noun

burial, esp with ceremonial rites
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