disinterment
noun see disinter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Disinterment — Dis in*ter ment, n. The act of disinterring, or taking out of the earth; exhumation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • DISINTERMENT — Jewish law forbids the transfer of a dead body or of remnant bones from one grave to another, even when it is to a more respected site (Sh. Ar., YD 363:1; based upon Sem. 13:5–7; TJ, MK 2:4, 81b). This traditional prohibition is, however, lifted… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • disinterment — disinter ► VERB (disinterred, disinterring) ▪ dig up (something buried). DERIVATIVES disinterment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disinterment — See disinter. * * * …   Universalium

  • disinterment — noun The act of disintering …   Wiktionary

  • disinterment — dis·in·ter·ment || ‚dɪsɪn tɜːmÉ™nt n. act of removing from a grave or tomb, exhumation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disinterment — dis·interment …   English syllables

  • disinterment —   Wehe hou ana i ke kino kupapa u …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • disinterment — The removal of a body from a grave. See disinter …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • disinterment — noun the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried • Syn: ↑exhumation, ↑digging up • Derivationally related forms: ↑disinter, ↑exhume (for: ↑exhumation) …   Useful english dictionary

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