Meaning of tomb

tomb

Pronunciation: (tm), [key]
— n.
  1. an excavation in earth or rock for the burial of a corpse; grave.
  2. a mausoleum, burial chamber, or the like.
  3. a monument for housing or commemorating a dead person.
  4. any sepulchral structure.
—v.t.
  1. to place in or as if in a tomb; entomb; bury.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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