Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not buried; not interred.

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Examples

  • The Romans indeed had a good reason for this anxiety, for they believed, in common with the Greeks, that if the body remained unentombed, the soul wandered for a hundred years on the hither side of the Styx, alone and desponding, unable to gain admission to its final resting-place, whether among the happy or the miserable.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • As long as it was possible, Della kept the body unentombed.

    The Brother Clerks A Tale of New-Orleans

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