entomb

[en-toom]
verb (used with object)
1.
to place in a tomb; bury; inter.
2.
to serve as a tomb for: Florentine churches entomb many great men.
Also, intomb.


Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English entoumben < Middle French entomber. See en-1, tomb

entombment, noun
unentombed, adjective
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entomb (ɪnˈtuːm)
 
vb
1.  to place in or as if in a tomb; bury; inter
2.  to serve as a tomb for
 
en'tombment
 
n

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entomb
c.1578, from O.Fr. entomber, from en- "in" + tombe "tomb" (see tomb).
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Example sentences
Other creatures would then fall into the muddy trap, creating layers of
  entombed bodies.
For hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years low temperatures entombed it.
Sometimes they entombed whole neighborhoods in this way.
Surveys of the entombed structure and auxiliary buildings have been performed
  since closure.
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