burial chamber

Definitions of burial chamber

n a chamber that is used as a grave

sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture
Holy Sepulcher
the sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection
Mausoleum at Halicarnasus
a white marble mausoleum 140 feet high built in 352 BC at Halicarnassus as a memorial to a king; destroyed in 1402
Taj Mahal
beautiful mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (completed in 1649) in memory of his favorite wife
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a cellar or vault or underground burial chamber (especially beneath a church)
a large burial chamber, usually above ground
monument, repository
a burial vault (usually for some famous person)
burial vault, vault
a burial chamber (usually underground)
charnel, charnel house
a vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited
a sepulchral vault or other structure having recesses in the walls to receive cinerary urns
Type of:
a natural or artificial enclosed space
grave, tomb
a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

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