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Definition 1: a chamber that is used as a grave - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for sepulture in the sense of this definition

(sepulture is a kind of ...) a natural or artificial enclosed space

(sepulture is a kind of ...) a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

"he put flowers on his mother's grave"

(... is a kind of sepulture ) a cellar or vault or underground burial chamber (especially beneath a church)

(... is a kind of sepulture ) a large burial chamber, usually above ground

(... is a kind of sepulture ) a burial vault (usually for some famous person)

(... is a kind of sepulture ) a burial chamber (usually underground)

(... is an instance of sepulture) the sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection

Definition 2: the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for sepulture in the sense of this definition

(sepulture is a kind of ...) a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

"hundreds of people attended his funeral"

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