burial chamber

burial chamber
A chamber, often below ground level, used to bury the remains of the dead.

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  • burial chamber — noun a chamber that is used as a grave • Syn: ↑sepulcher, ↑sepulchre, ↑sepulture • Derivationally related forms: ↑sepulchral (for: ↑sepulchre) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • burial chamber — /ˈbɛriəl tʃeɪmbə/ (say bereeuhl chaymbuh) noun a room, often underground, or a recessed cavity in rock, etc., used for the burial of one or more human bodies …   Australian-English dictionary

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  • St Lythans burial chamber — Infobox Megalith Name = St Lythans burial chamber Welsh: siambr gladdu Lythian Sant Photo = Siambr Gladdu Lythian Sant.jpg Type = Dolmencite web |url= http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMZWC|publisher= Groundspeak Inc. |title= St Lythans Burial… …   Wikipedia

  • Lligwy Burial Chamber — is a Neolithic burial chamber near the east coast of Anglesey, close to the village of Moelfre.It consists of a circle of upright stones, made into a low chamber by a very large roof slab estimated at 25 tonnes. Excavation in 1909 found the… …   Wikipedia

  • Tregiffian Burial Chamber — Coordinates: 50°03′43″N 5°35′17″W / 50.062°N 5.588°W / 50.062; 5.588 …   Wikipedia

  • Mori Shogunzuka Burial Chamber — The Mori Shogunzuka Burial Chamber (森将軍塚古墳) is a late Kofun period keyhole tomb located in Chikuma, Nagano, Japan. One of several ancient hilltop tombs in Central Honshū, the Mori Shogunzuka tomb is the only one in the area that has been restored …   Wikipedia

  • burial — Synonyms and related words: baptism, barrow, beehive tomb, bone house, box grave, burial at sea, burial chamber, burial customs, burial mound, burying, catacombs, cenotaph, charnel house, cist, cist grave, clouding, concealedness, concealment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chamber — noun 1 room/enclosed space ADJECTIVE ▪ dark, darkened ▪ private, secret ▪ inner, outer ▪ main …   Collocations dictionary

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