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interment

[in-tur-muh nt] /ɪnˈtɜr mənt/
noun
1.
the act or ceremony of interring; burial.
Origin of interment
1300-1350
1300-50; inter + -ment; replacing Middle English enter(e)ment < Middle French enterrement
Related forms
reinterment, noun
Can be confused
interment, internment.
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interment

/ɪnˈtɜːmənt/
noun
1.
burial, esp with ceremonial rites
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Word Origin and History for interment
n.

early 14c., from Old French enterrement, from enterrer (see inter).

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