- the act or ceremony of interring; burial.
Origin of interment
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Examples from the Web for reinterment
In connection with their reinterment he had planned a great popular demonstration.Thomas Paine, The Apostle of Liberty
John E. Remsburg
He returned in December, and on the fourteenth of that month the ceremony of reinterment took place.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas
W. J. Henderson
The consent of the family being obtained, the reinterment took place on the 20th of August of that year.Life & Times of Col. Daniel Boone
Cecil B. Hartley
- burial, esp with ceremonial rites
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Word Origin and History for reinterment
early 14c., from Old French enterrement, from enterrer (see inter).
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