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Definition of Bury


  1. A borough; a manor; as, the Bury of St. Edmond's
  2. A manor house; a castle.
  3. To cover out of sight, either by heaping something over, or by placing within something, as earth, etc.; to conceal by covering; to hide; as, to bury coals in ashes; to bury the face in the hands.
  4. Specifically: To cover out of sight, as the body of a deceased person, in a grave, a tomb, or the ocean; to deposit (a corpse) in its resting place, with funeral ceremonies; to inter; to inhume.
  5. To hide in oblivion; to put away finally; to abandon; as, to bury strife.
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Bury Translations

bury in Danish is begrave
bury in Dutch is kuilen, begraven
bury in French is enterrez, enterrer, enterrent, enterrons
bury in German is begraben, verbergen, begraben
bury in Latin is sepelio, humo, tego texi tectum, effero
bury in Norwegian is begrave
bury in Portuguese is enterro
bury in Spanish is enterrar