funeral residence

funeral home

noun
an establishment where the dead are prepared for burial or cremation, where the body may be viewed, and where funeral services are sometimes held.
Also called funeral chapel, funeral church, funeral parlor, funeral residence, mortuary.


Origin:
1935–40, Americanism

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funeral home

noun
a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects 
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