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funeral

  

      n  
1   
a    a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated  
b    (as modifier)  
a funeral service     
2    a procession of people escorting a corpse to burial  
3    Informal   worry; concern; affair  
that's your funeral     
     (C14: from Medieval Latin funeralia, from Late Latin funeralis (adj), from Latin funus funeral)  


funeral director  
      n   an undertaker  
funeral parlour  
      n   a place where the dead are prepared for burial or cremation,   (Usual U.S. name)    funeral home  
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funeral

  
  
burial, cremation, inhumation, interment, obsequies  

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