columbarium definition

  • noun:
    • A vault with niches for urns containing ashes associated with the dead.
    • among niches in such a vault.
    • A dovecote.
    • A pigeonhole in a dovecote.
    • a dovecote; one of many pigeonholes in a dovecote
    • a big, sometimes architecturally impressive building for housing a large colony of pigeons, especially those of ancien regime France.
    • a building, a vault or some similar place for the respectful and often public storage of cinerary urns containing cremated stays, or a niche this kind of a location
    • A dovecote or pigeon-house.
    • A sepulchral chamber with markets for holding cinerary urns.
    • . A dovecote; a pigeon-house. Additionally columbary.
    • In Roman antiquity, someplace of sepulture for ashes regarding the lifeless, composed of arched and square-headed recesses created in walls, in which the cinerary urns were deposited: so-named from resemblance between these recesses and those formed in a dove-cote the doves to create their nests in.
    • In architecture, a hole remaining in a wall the insertion regarding the end of a beam. Also known as putlog-hole.
    • Eccles., the columba or dove-shaped pyx. See columba, 3.
    • a birdhouse for pigeons
    • a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes for the cremated lifeless
    • a sepulchral vault or any other construction having recesses in the wall space to get cinerary urns
    • A vault with markets for urns containing ashes associated with lifeless.
    • among the markets this kind of a vault.
    • A dovecote.
    • A pigeonhole in a dovecote.
    • a dovecote; one of the pigeonholes in a dovecote
    • a big, often architecturally impressive building for housing a sizable colony of pigeons, specially those of ancien regime France.
    • a building, a vault or some similar location for the respectful and often community storage space of cinerary urns containing cremated remains, or a niche such a location
    • A dovecote or pigeon-house.
    • A sepulchral chamber with niches for keeping cinerary urns.
    • . A dovecote; a pigeon-house. Additionally columbary.
    • In Roman antiquity, a spot of sepulture for the ashes for the dead, consisting of arched and square-headed recesses formed in wall space, where cinerary urns had been deposited: so-named from the resemblance between these recesses and people created in a dove-cote when it comes to doves to create their particular nests in.
    • In structure, a hole left in a wall when it comes to insertion associated with end of a beam. Also called putlog-hole.
    • Eccles., the columba or dove-shaped pyx. See columba, 3.
    • a birdhouse for pigeons
    • a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes for the cremated dead
    • a sepulchral vault or any other structure having recesses within the walls to get cinerary urns

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