immurement

Definitions of immurement
  1. noun
    the state of being imprisoned
    “he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon”
    synonyms: captivity, imprisonment, incarceration
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    types:
    durance
    imprisonment (especially for a long time)
    life imprisonment
    a sentence of imprisonment until death
    internment
    confinement during wartime
    type of:
    confinement
    the state of being confined
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