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  • 1 funeral — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. obsequies; burial, interment, entombment. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Rites for the dead] Syn. burial, interment, last rites, obsequies, memorial service, burial ceremony, sepulture, entombment, mortuary… …

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  • 2 funeral — n. Obsequies, exequies, burial, interment, burial rites, funeral solemnities, funeral rites …

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  • 3 funeral — [n] ceremony for the dead burial, cremation, entombment, exequies, funeration, inhumation, interment, last rites, obit, obsequies, planting, requiem, sepulture, services, solemnities; concepts 172,386 Ant. baptism, christening …

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  • 4 Funeral — This article is about the ceremony. For other uses, see Funeral (disambiguation). The funeral of Pope John Paul II A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise… …

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  • 5 Solemnities — Solemnity So*lem ni*ty, n.; pl. {Solemnities}. [L. solemnitas, solennitas: cf. F. solennit[ e], solemnit[ e], OF. also sollempnit[ e].] 1. A rite or ceremony performed with religious reverence; religious or ritual ceremony; as, the solemnity of a …

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  • 6 Altar Canopy — • The Caeremoniale Episcoporum (I, xii, 13), treating of the ornaments of the altar, says that a canopy (baldachinum) should be suspended over the altar Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Altar Canopy     Altar Canopy …

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  • 7 Catafalque — Cat a*falque , n. [F., fr. It. catafalco, scaffold, funeral canopy; of uncertain origin; cf. Sp. catafalso, cadahalso, cadalso, Pr. casafalc, OF. chafaut. Cf. {Scaffold}.] A temporary structure sometimes used in the funeral solemnities of eminent …

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  • 8 obsequies — n. pl. Exequies, funeral rites, funeral solemnities, obit …

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  • 9 George Washington Parke Custis — (April 30, 1781 ndash; October 10, 1857), the adopted son (and also stepgrandson) of United States President George Washington, was a nineteenth century American writer, orator, and agricultural reformer.Through his mother Eleanor Calvert Custis… …

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  • 10 Gregory VII, Saint — orig. Hildebrand born 1020, near Soana, Papal States died May 25, 1085, Salerno, Principality of Salerno; canonized 1606; feast day May 25 Pope (1073–85). Educated in a monastery in Rome where his uncle was abbot, he rose to become a cardinal and …

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  • 11 George Washington Parke Custis — The Washington Family von Edward Savage (1789 96) zeigt George Washington Parke Custis als Kind zusammen mit George und Martha Washington sowie seine Schwester Nellie. George Washington Parke Custis (* 30. April 1781 in Mount Airy, Maryland; † 10 …

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  • 12 Mass (liturgy) — A 15th century Mass …

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  • 13 José Maurício Nunes Garcia — A portrait of composer. José Maurício Nunes Garcia (September 20, 1767 – April 18, 1830) was a Brazilian classical composer, one of the greatest exponents of Classicism in the Americas. Born in Rio de Janeiro, son of mulattos, Nunes Garcia lost… …

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  • 14 Solemnity — So*lem ni*ty, n.; pl. {Solemnities}. [L. solemnitas, solennitas: cf. F. solennit[ e], solemnit[ e], OF. also sollempnit[ e].] 1. A rite or ceremony performed with religious reverence; religious or ritual ceremony; as, the solemnity of a funeral,… …

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  • 15 solemnity — /seuh lem ni tee/, n., pl. solemnities. 1. the state or character of being solemn; earnestness; gravity; impressiveness: the solemnity of a state funeral. 2. Often, solemnities. a solemn observance, ceremonial proceeding, or special formality:… …

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  • 16 Rites — • The ceremonies, prayers, and functions of any religious body Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rites     Rites     † …

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  • 17 ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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  • 18 A History of the Adjutants General of Maryland — Contents 1 The Adjutants General of Maryland 1.1 HENRY CARBERY 1.2 SAMUEL TURBUTT WRIGHT 1.3 JOHN KILTY …

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  • 19 Chōjū-jinbutsu-giga — Animals wrestling on the first scroll of Chōjū jinbutsu giga. Material Paper and ink. Created 12th century and 13th century Discovered Scrolls were known si …

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  • 20 Wake — Wake, n. 1. The act of waking, or being awaked; also, the state of being awake. [Obs. or Poetic] [1913 Webster] Making such difference twixt wake and sleep. Shak. [1913 Webster] Singing her flatteries to my morning wake. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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