Sepulchre

(redirected from sepulture)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

SEPULCHRE. The place where a corpse is buried. The violation of sepulchres is a misdemeanor at common law. Vide Dead bodies.

References in classic literature ?
It was now too late to require the assistance of Roger Malvin's friends in performing his long-deferred sepulture; and superstitious fears, of which none were more susceptible than the people of the outward settlements, forbade Reuben to go alone.
Des derives ont ete constatees sur les reseaux sociaux, et se sont accentuees depuis le 12 aout, date de la disparition de l'artiste DJ Arafat, avec des publications tendancieuses et accusations gratuites, pour atteindre leur point culminant a la suite de la profanation de la sepulture de l'artiste, samedi, a releve M.
Unlike normally perceived, art is not just a painting hanging on the wall or a piece of sepulture to decorate the room.
The purpose of this book is to help secondary school students through the unfamiliar vocabulary they meet in 19th century texts (mort, quietus, sepulture) or trickier still, words which are still in common use but which have changed their meaning (intercourse, sensible, pregnant).
Parmi les pecheurs originaires de la ville cotiere de Zarzis, se trouve le president de l'Association des pecheurs de Zarzis, connu pour avoir sauve des migrants et ramene a terre des restes humains pris dans ses filets pour donner une sepulture digne aux morts souvent anonymes.
The Church of the Holy Sepulture today has closed its doors until further notice, in protest will be closed until further notice in protest aganist Israeli government policies, which include allowing Israel to seize sold church lands, and imposing a municipal tax bill.
La fascination pour la civilisation pharaonique est stimulee, de temps a autre, par des decouvertes de sites antiques dont l'une des plus retentissantes, celle de la sepulture de Toutankhamon
ne connaissait alors, comme preuve du deces, que l'acte de sepulture, lequel ne pouvait etre dresse lorsque << le cadavre n'a[vait] pu etre retrouve ou identifie >> (95).
Pensionnats du Canada: Enfants disparus et lieux de sepulture non marques, 304 p.
(1980): "Construction, remaniements et condamnation d'une sepulture collective neolithique: La Chausee-Tirancourt (Somme)", Bulletin de la SPF, 77 (2), pp.
L'organisation de sa sepulture confirme que Loti considerait effectivement le moment de la mort comme critique dans la fixation de l'identite.