burial vault

Definitions of burial vault
  1. noun
    a burial chamber (usually underground)
    synonyms: vault
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    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:
    burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture
    a chamber that is used as a grave
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