noun John R. Tanner's tomb]]
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (tumbos) "a sepulchral mound, cairn, barrow", generally "tomb, grave"
- A small building (or "vault") for the remains of the dead, with walls, a roof, and (if it is to be used for more than one corpse) a door. It may be partly or wholly in the ground (except for its entrance) in a cemetery, or it may be inside a church proper or in its crypt. Single tombs may be permanently sealed; those for families (or other groups) have doors for access whenever needed.
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