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exhumation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exhumation  \Ex`hu*ma"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  LL  exhumatio,  F. 
  exhumation.] 
  The  act  of  exhuming  that  which  has  been  buried;  as  the 
  exhumation  of  a  body. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exhumation 
  n  :  the  act  of  digging  up  something  (especially  a  corpse)  that 
  has  been  buried  [syn:  {disinterment},  {digging  up}] 




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