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Word: exhume

Definition: dig out of the ground; remove from a grave


Sentences Containing 'exhume'

A previous attempt to exhume Harald in 2006 was blocked by the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage ("").
Minkhaung renewed the campaign, marching to Dala to exhume his sons' bones from where Razadarit had given them honorable burial. The remains were solemnly dropped into the waters near Twante.

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