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Meaning of CHARNEL HOUSE

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited
 
 Synonyms: charnel
 
 See Also: burial vault, vault

 

 

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 Related Terms: barrow, beehive tomb, bone house, box grave, burial, burial chamber, burial mound, burning ghat, catacombs, cenotaph, cist, cist grave, crematorium, crematory, cromlech, crypt, deadhouse, deep six, dokhma, dolmen, grave, house of death, last home, long home, low green tent, low house, mastaba, mausoleum, monstrance, morgue, mortuary, mummy chamber, narrow house, ossuarium, ossuary, passage grave, pit, pyramid, reliquary, resting place, sepulcher, shaft grave, shrine, stupa, tomb, tope, tower of silence, tumulus, vault
 

 

 

 

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