cenotaphic

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • cenotaphic — adj. pertaining to a cenotaph (monument erected in memory of a person whose body is buried in another place) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cenotaphic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cenotaph — cenotaphic /sen euh taf ik/, adj. /sen euh taf , tahf /, n. a sepulchral monument erected in memory of a deceased person whose body is buried elsewhere. [1595 1605; < L cenotaphium < Gk kenotáphion, equiv. to kenó(s) empty + taphion (táph(os)… …   Universalium

  • cenotaph — /ˈsɛnətaf / (say senuhtahf) noun 1. a sepulchral monument in memory of a deceased person whose body is elsewhere. 2. a municipal, civic or national memorial to those killed in war. {Latin cenotaphium, from Greek kenotaphion an empty tomb}… …   Australian English dictionary

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