The definition of an interment is a burial.
An example of an interment is the burial of a person after a funeral mass.
The act or ritual of interring or burying.
- In 1667, the oration at the interment was forbidden by royal order.
- 354, shows that interment in them was even then rare if it had not been altogether discontinued; and the poet Prudentius's description of the tomb of the Christian martyr Hippolytus, and the cemetery in which it stood, leads us to the same conclusion.
- The mode of interment, however, is the same as that practised in Rome, and the loculi and arcosolia differ by little in the two.
- They contain clear indication of the interment of martyrs.
- The old form of the name of the town was Kilcudbrit, from the Gaelic Cil Cudbert, " the chapel of Cuthbert," the saint's body having lain here for a short time during the seven years that lapsed between its exhumation at Lindisfarne and the re-interment at Chester-leStreet.