interring
present part of inter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Interring — Inter In*ter , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interring}.] [OE. enteren, OF. enterer, enterrer, LL. interrare; L. pref. in in + terra the earth. See {Terrace}.] To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to inter …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interring — in·ter || ɪn tÉœr /ɪn tɜː v. bury, put in a grave pref. between …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Cemeteries — • The word coemeterium or cimiterium (in Gr. koimeterion) may be said in early literature to be used exclusively of the burial places of Jews and Christians Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cemeteries     Cemetery …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Inter — In*ter , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interring}.] [OE. enteren, OF. enterer, enterrer, LL. interrare; L. pref. in in + terra the earth. See {Terrace}.] To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to inter a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Interred — Inter In*ter , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interring}.] [OE. enteren, OF. enterer, enterrer, LL. interrare; L. pref. in in + terra the earth. See {Terrace}.] To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to inter …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inter — transitive verb (interred; interring) Etymology: Middle English enteren, from Anglo French enterrer, from Vulgar Latin *interrare, from in + Latin terra earth more at terrace Date: 14th century to deposit (a dead body) in the earth or in a tomb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • interment — noun Date: 14th century the act or ceremony of interring …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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