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  • noun The act of interring again after exhumation.

Etymologies

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reinter +‎ -ment

Examples

  • In accordance with the rich traditions of African culture, the ceremonies for the Rites of Ancestral Return were conducted concluding with the solemn reinterment at the African Burial Ground.

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  • Video footage showed violent clashes that resulted from these high-profile acts, as basijis carried their most sacred, flag-draped remains for reinterment into the political hotbeds of university campuses.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • While agreeing that the skull deserves to be treated with reverence, Meredith questions reinterment, at least in the short term.

    Keith Thomson: For Sale: Beethoven's Skull

  • His reinterment in the cathedral where he once served as a church canon indicates how far the church has come in making peace with the scientist who first postulated that the Earth revolves around the sun.

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  • But maybe the best ending was the reinterment of the marine sniper Gny.

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  • But maybe the best ending was the reinterment of the marine sniper Gny.

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  • But maybe the best ending was the reinterment of the marine sniper Gny.

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  • Corbis has assigned a photographer to capture the reinterment of the Romanovs in St. Petersburg; another photographer is taking pictures of Mediterranean ruins; a third is taking contemporary photos of Europe's famous battlefields.

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  • Still, a man named Philip Neve, who wrote an account of what happened after interviewing the participants, managed to buy up whatever “relics” he could and return them to the coffin before reinterment.

    Dismembering Milton | clusterflock

  • During and after the war, the U.S. government created 72 national cemeteries for the reinterment of Union war dead with dignity and honor; many veterans of the nation's armed forces continue to find their final resting places in these cemeteries today.

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