Origin of sepulture
Examples from the Web for sepulture
The trees were only in clumps, and marked the tops of ridges, the sites of villages or the places of sepulture.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
Under one of these lie five children of Judge Story, removed from another place of sepulture to this beautiful spot.Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume II (of 2)|Harriet Martineau
Lead this woman before me, he said, to the place of sepulture, which thou knowest.
The skeleton and many of the objects found with the sepulture were partly tinted in red.Men of the Old Stone Age|Henry Fairfield Osborn
If they prove that he has led a sinful life, the judges condemn him, and he is excluded from the place of his sepulture.History of Embalming|J. N. Gannal
British Dictionary definitions for sepulture
Word Origin for sepulture
Word Origin and History for sepulture
"burial, interment," late 13c., from Old French sepulture, sepoutre "tomb, coffin" (12c.), from Latin sepultura "burial, funeral obsequies," from sepult-, past participle stem of sepelire "to bury" (see sepulcher).