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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Funeral or burial rites.

Usage examples (32)
  • The new arrangements under the Eight Hours Act enabled the workmen of various pits to attend the final obsequies in large numbers.
  • The funeral services were held on the 20th of February, and his obsequies were the largest Washington had ever seen, except those of the late Abraham Lincoln.
  • But how different the obsequies of the two heroes!
  • Thus she performed the obsequies of her first love! for more
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