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Definition of Funeral

Funeral

  1. The solemn rites used in the disposition of a dead human body, whether such disposition be by interment, burning, or otherwise; esp., the ceremony or solemnization of interment; obsequies; burial; -- formerly used in the plural.
  2. The procession attending the burial of the dead; the show and accompaniments of an interment.
  3. A funeral sermon; -- usually in the plural.
  4. Per. taining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral rites, honors, or ceremonies.

Funeral Quotations

To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches.
Charles Baudelaire

Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
George Eliot

Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral.
Rosalind Russell

It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral.
D. H. Lawrence

Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective.
Patti Davis
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Funeral Translations

funeral in Italian is sepoltura, funerale
funeral in Norwegian is begravelse
funeral in Spanish is funeral, entierro
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