The Collaborative International Dictionary
Burial \Bur"i*al\, n. [OE. buriel, buriels, grave, tomb, AS. byrgels, fr. byrgan to bury, and akin to OS. burgisli sepulcher.]
A grave; a tomb; a place of sepulture. [Obs.]
The erthe schook, and stoones weren cloven, and biriels weren opened.
--Wycliff [Matt. xxvii. 51, 52].
The act of burying; depositing a dead body in the earth, in a tomb or vault, or in the water, usually with attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment. ``To give a public burial.'' --Shak. Now to glorious burial slowly borne. --Tennyson. Burial case, a form of coffin, usually of iron, made to close air-tight, for the preservation of a dead body. Burial ground, a piece of ground selected and set apart for a place of burials, and consecrated to such use by religious ceremonies. Burial place, any place where burials are made. Burial service.
The religious service performed at the interment of the dead; a funeral service.
That portion of a liturgy which is read at an interment; as, the English burial service.
Syn: Sepulture; interment; inhumation.
n. A cemetery or graveyard.
Burial Ground (original title: Le Notti del terrore, also known as Nights of Terror, Zombi Horror, The Zombie Dead) is an Italian grindhouse zombie movie directed by Andrea Bianchi. It is one of several films released under the alternate title of Zombie 3.
Burial Ground is the ninth studio album by Swedish death metal band Grave. It was released in June 14, 2010 through Regain Records.
Burial Ground may refer to:
- a burial ground or cemetery
- Burial Ground, novel by John Rickards (author)
- Burial Ground (film)
- Burial Ground (album) by Grave
- Burial Ground, album by Stick Figure
Usage examples of "burial ground".
There had been a faint echo that something had been kept there, brieflyand there seemed to be a bright point, as if there was still some kind of relic out there, but it was all in one place, not spread out as it would be if this really were a burial ground.
There had been a faint echo that something had been kept there, briefly-and there seemed to be a bright point, as if there was still some kind of relic out there, but it was all in one place, not spread out as it would be if this really were a burial ground.
I don't even like getting near a burial ground, much less think about visiting the world of the spirits.
But people here will know there was no grave dug in the burial ground.
Torn by the wave from their graves in some long-forgotten burial ground, the amazingly well-preserved bodies of the dead stared sightlessly at the horrified sailors, who were certain they were being cursed by creatures of the devil.
They stored the blood of the peasants in the ship's fuel tanks, and pumped it into the burial ground to feed their master.
I want to take another look at that burial ground behind the Tower.
We had found a small family burial ground dating from the Fourth or Fifth Dynasty, but the humble little tombs contained no funeral goods worthy of preserving, and the ground in that part of the site was so damp the bones were of the consistency of thick mud.
Some enterprising priest of a later dynasty had used the tomb for his own familial burial ground.
You can put up a stone in your lot at the North Burial Ground exactly ten feet west of your father's and facing the same way, and that will mark the true resting-place of your son.