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.
- They contain clear indication of the interment of martyrs.
- 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.
- The construction of the Via Venti Settembre gave occasion for the discovery of a number of tombs, 85 in all, the bulk of which dated from the end of the 5th and the 4th centuries B.C. The bodies had in all cases been cremated, and were buried in small shaft graves, the interment itself being covered by a slab of limestone.