from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A furnace or establishment for the incineration of corpses.
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- n. A place where the bodies of dead people are cremated
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A furnace for cremating corpses; a building containing such a furnace.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crematory.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mortuary where corpses are cremated
- n. a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes
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I don't know if they gassed people there, but a hell of a lot of people died there and the crematorium is the resting place of those cremated whose ashes didn't fall on us.
I am not sure where the crematorium is but I gathered it was nearby .... maybe Queretero or Guanajuato.
Mr de Mello said: "The expression crematorium should mean any building fitted with appliances for the burning of human remains, 'building is not defined'."
It vanished from cemetarian which I always want to call crematorium or creamatarian by mistake, then another one was snatched from Lanetz Living...it was a veritable BLOODBATH.
Milev had a blue glass eye, and when he was arrested and burned alive by the police, all that was left of him in the crematorium was the blue glass eye.
The second part at the crematorium was a series of personal tributes by
The second part at the crematorium was a series of personal tributes by a representative group of his many admirers, who spoke - not only of his time in the church, but of the excellent fearless work he did as a married man and private employed citizen.
The urns bear the logo of the Nordheim crematorium, which is used by Dignitas, which operates nearby.
Copeland Councillor Brian Dixon, who represents the Distington ward, told a council meeting in January that the crematorium is the only one in England and Wales still governed by
The crematorium will be the only one in the area and they expect it to draw business from a
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