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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An urn or other receptacle for the bones or ashes of the dead; an ossuary.

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Examples

  • In fact, now that I think about it, there must be an ossarium somewhere; they can't possibly have buried all their monks for centuries in that patch of ground. "

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