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Meaning of morgue

morgue

Pronunciation: (môrg), [key]
— n.
  1. a place in which bodies are kept, esp. the bodies of victims of violence or accidents, pending identification or burial.
  2. a reference file of old clippings, mats, books, etc., in a newspaper office.
  3. the room containing such a reference file.
  4. any place, as a room or file, where records, information, or objects are kept for unexpected but possible future use.
  5. such records, information, or objects.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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