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columbarium


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Columbarium  \Col`um*ba"ri*um\,  n.;  pl  L.  {Columbaria}  [L.  See 
  {Columbary}.]  (Rom.  Antiq.) 
  a  A  dovecote  or  pigeon  house. 
  b  A  sepulchral  chamber  with  niches  for  holding  cinerary 
  urns. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  columbarium 
  n  :  a  shelter  for  birds  (especially  pigeons)  [syn:  {birdhouse}, 
  {dovecote}] 




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