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A building where the bones of the dead are stored.

Related Terms

Term Note
CREMATION The fragmentary, burnt remains of a human body. Usually found buried, occasionally in a container associated with grave goods.
MAUSOLEUM A monumental burial place, usually for a single person or a family.
OSSUARY A container or storage place for the bones of the dead.

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