Tomb

Tomb noun [ Middle English tombe , toumbe , French tombe , Late Latin tumba , from Greek ... a tomb, grave; perhaps akin to Latin tumulus a mound. Confer Tumulus .] 1. A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher. &...
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Tomb

Tomb , transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tombed ; present participle & verbal noun Tombing .] To place in a tomb; to bury; to inter; to entomb. « I tombed my brother that I might be blessed.» Chapman.
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tomb

1. A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher. 'As one dead in the bottom of a tomb.' (Shak) ... 2. A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead. 'In tomb of marble stones.' (Chaucer) ... 3. A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the n...
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Tomb

• (n.) A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead. • (v. t.) To place in a tomb; to bury; to inter; to entomb. • (n.) A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead. • (n.) A pit in which the dead body of a human being is depos...
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tomb

in the strictest sense, a home or house for the dead; the term is applied loosely to all kinds of graves, funerary monuments, and memorials. In many ... [46 related articles]
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tomb

tomb, vault or chamber constructed either partly or entirely above ground as a place of interment. Although it is often used as a synonym for grave, the word is derived from the Greek tymbos [burial ground]. It may also designate a memorial shrine erected above a grave. The concept of the tomb as a ...
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Tomb

a place where a body is buried, usually a building of some kind. Egyptian tombs were often beautifully painted.
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Tomb

A tomb (from τύμβος tumbos) is a repository for the remains of the dead. It is generally any structurally enclosed interment space or burial chamber, of varying sizes. ==Overview== The word is used in a broad sense to encompass a number of such types of places of interment or, occasionally, burial, including: As indicated, tombs are generall...
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tomb

The burial place for a dead person. Ancient people often put food, pottery, weapons and other possessions in a person's tomb.
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