from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A method of burial in which the remains, after cremation or without cremation, were placed in an urn. Such urns are found, for instance, in the mounds of the southeastern United States.
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To close the subject of subterranean burial proper, the following account of urn-burial in Foster [Footnote: Pre-Historic Races, 1873, p. 199] may be added:
Entire cemeteries have been found in which urn-burial alone seems to have been practiced.
It is with regret that the writer feels obliged to differ from the distinguished author of the work quoted regarding urn-burial, for notwithstanding that it has been employed by some of the Central and
To close the subject of subterranean burial proper, the following account of urn-burial in Foster  may be added: