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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A place where dead bodies are kept before the funeral.

Usage examples (35)
  • A mortuary is a very sad and quiet place.
  • Once I left, we had to call the mortuary services.
  • "The mortuary was a house of horrors for our client," she said.
  • The mortuary was a long shed with a big roll-up door standing open. for more
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