Definition: monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
Definition: monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
Sentences Containing 'mausoleum'
In my time the person who then owned it turned it into a mausoleum for his daughter, aged fourteen.
``This is a magnificent habitation,''said Beauchamp, looking towards the mausoleum;``a summer and winter palace.
Dead Girl has few memories of when she was still alive; she believes she was a young actress who was murdered by her co-star/lover, who then sealed her body inside a mausoleum.
The Great Mausoleum was fashioned after Campo Santo in Genoa, Italy and contains many of the most highly sought after interment places within Forest Lawn, Glendale.
Within the portion of the Great Mausoleum accessible to the public is the Court of Honor where individuals are inducted as "Immortals" by Forest Lawn's Council of Regents.
In 2009 the cemetery became the focus of intense media interest surrounding the private entombing of Michael Jackson in the privacy of Holly Terrace in the Great Mausoleum.
The town is notable for being the birthplace of famous poet Waris Shah, known as the Punjabi Shakespeare, and contains his Mausoleum.
Saladin is buried in a mausoleum adjacent to the Umayyad Mosque.
He had given away his great wealth to his poor subjects leaving nothing to pay for his funeral. He was buried in a mausoleum in the garden outside the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, Syria.
Seven centuries later, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany donated a new marble sarcophagus to the mausoleum.
Instead, the mausoleum, which is open to visitors, now has two sarcophagi: the marble one placed on the side and the original wooden one, which covers Saladin's tomb.
The lofty Nazi plans were never put into practice—the construction of the Adolf-Hitler-School was not realised, nor the Julius-Streicher-Mausoleum.
Khushayer envisioned a dual purpose for the new structure as a house for sufi relics and a mausoleum for the royal family of Egypt.
In 1605, the Saadian sultan Abu Faris erected a mausoleum for al-Abbas, hoping that the saint's power would help him recover from his epilepsy.
The tombs of the three friends are contained in a mausoleum in the garden at Les Colombières.
A few kilometers outside Talas lies a mausoleum, supposedly that of Manas, called the "Kümböz Manas".
Interment was in the Fairmount Mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.
Increasingly travelers are visiting the natural mummies of San Bernardo housed in a mausoleum in the local cemetery.
There are approximately 14 mummies on display in the mausoleum, many preserved almost completely with skin, hair and even the clothes they were buried in.
Kearns suggests that the "front door" of the Anthropophagi's underground home must be in the Warthrop mausoleum, in keeping with his theory that Warthrop's father had them brought over in the first place.
The estate was composed of several buildings, including Gapland Hall, Gapland Lodge, the Den and Library Building, and a mausoleum (notable for its inscription of "Good Night Gath").
Several buildings still stand, including Gapland Hall (which is the park headquarters) and the mausoleum.
Kaka akela and Kaki akela Mausoleum are situated near about 2 KM from city with a cool breezing atmosphere at there farms.
"La Pietà Mausoleum" contains a life-sized marble reproduction of Michelangelo's Pietà sculpture (original located in St.
The first mausoleum, Notre Dame, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, was built in 1978.
Francis I of France commissioned them to execute the mausoleum of Louis XII at St-Denis, and this occupied almost fifteen years (1516-31).
His body was laid to rest in the new Royal Mausoleum near Masjid Al-Muktafi Billah Shah in Kuala Terengganu.
The Rothschild Mausoleum is a mausoleum in the Jewish Cemetery at West Ham, England.
Cremation plots or columbarium niches are usually cheaper than a traditional burial plot or mausoleum crypt, and require less space.
A mausoleum, with 530 crypts, was constructed in 1929.
Sultan Musa was buried beside his father at the Royal Mausoleum in Klang.
Upon his death, Shō Nei was buried not in the royal mausoleum at Shuri, but rather at Urasoe Castle.
A small mausoleum containing three sarcophagi is situated at the side of the baptistery.
He died there on December 8, 1890 and although initially was to be returned to Cincinnati for burial, he was interred in a mausoleum in Washington's Rock Creek Cemetery.
The Fertel-Duke mausoleum can hold six, and is intended to have Fertel family on one side and Duke family on the other.
The site of the original church remains as a ruined burial ground, including an impressive mausoleum to Lord Belhaven, although the church is in an irreparable state.
He was interred in the Egyptian-style family mausoleum in Detroit's Woodlawn Cemetery guarded by two Sphinx statues.
Other landmarks in the area are Dongping Mausoleum (less than to the east) and the ruins of the old city wall.
He was interred in the Wyllie Crypt of the Royal Mausoleum of Hawaii known as Mauna Ala along with many of the Young Family.
His funerary urn is located at Viktor Rydberg's Mausoleum at Östra kyrkogården in Gothenburg.
The Board of Directors of the Oakwood Cemetery Association voted unanimously in 2010 to embark on a restoration project for the cemetery and the mausoleum.
In 1913, Oakwood built a magnificent marble mausoleum, designed by the Buffalo architectural firm Green and Wicks.
The Oakwood Mausoleum was built to the very highest standards with foot-thick walls of concrete covered by hand cut gray Vermont marble.
Huge bronze doors enter into a chapel space centered in the mausoleum.
He died July 18, 1857 and was buried at the Royal Mausoleum at Mauna Ala. His only heirs were his niece Emma and nephew Peter.
The Neilson family are buried at Forest Lawn Mausoleum in north Toronto.
Entombment was in the Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.
In 1093, he founded the Benedictine monastery of Saint Peter, which became the family mausoleum.
Paul's School and The Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City; the latter also served as a mausoleum to both Stewart and his wife.
A local legend states that the mausoleum holding his remains is rigged with security devices which will cause the bells of the Cathedral to ring if ever disturbed.
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