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A magnificent tomb, or stately sepulchral monument.
(pl. mausolea) a great sumptuous house-like or temple-like tomb
A funerary building and/or a large, grand tomb usually holding several members of a family
A mausoleum is a special building for the purpose of entombment. It is blessed by the Bishop and located within a cemetery. A mausoleum contains crypts designed to hold one or more caskets. A mausoleum may also have columbaria - wall niches for cremation urns. The Diocese of Hamilton has five mausolea. Each also has a chapel area where memorial Masses can be held.
A building erected to house the dead. They could often be quite substantial structures.
Named for Mausolus, King of Caria, whose wife, Artemisia, built one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A chamber or structure used, or intended to be used, for entombment. A building that houses crypts for burial. A community mausoleum is for many families, and a private mausoleum is generally sold for the use of a single family.
A building, usually constructed of stone, concrete, granite and marble to meet hurricane specifications, designed to house caskets and cremation urns in spaces above ground. Thought of as a dignified and clean, dry way to honor loved ones. Chapel Mausoleum - A mausoleum built to include an enclosed chapel. Garden - A mausoleum that is not enclosed. It is open to the elements and surrounded by the cemetery gardens. Single Crypt - A burial space for one individual within a mausoleum. True Companion Crypt - A burial space designed for two people where the caskets are placed end to end. Couch Crypt - A burial space designed for two people where the caskets are placed side by side. Private Estate Mausoleum - A freestanding mausoleum with one or more crypts or burial spaces. It is usually designed for one family.
A magnificent and stately tomb. The term derives from the tomb of Mausolus at Halicarnassus.
a large burial chamber, usually above ground
a building for above ground burial
a building in which the deceased are entombed in caskets in the walls
a building in which the deceased are entombed in crypts
a building which contains several vaults for entombment
a building which contains the grave of a famous person or the graves of a rich family
a choice for those who prefer above-ground burial
an imposing monument enshrining the dead body itself
a structure for above-ground burials of human bodies
means a structure, above ground, or partially above and partially below ground for interment of human remains; it may contain a combination of crypts, niches or columbarium's.
A building containing above-ground tombs or crypts.
an above-ground tomb.
A structure or building, often on cemetery grounds, that holds caskets and remains.
A structure or building used for the placement of caskets.
A tomb, usually of fine architectural quality. The Egyptian pyramids were built as mausoleums and many rich garden-owners have made them (eg at Castle Howard).
a monument erected in memory or honour of a person or group. This not a tomb, the person's remains are elsewhere
monumental building used as a tomb. Named after the tomb of Mausolos erected at Halikarnassos around 350 BCE.
A large tomb built aboveground.
a stately or imposing edifice erected as a commemorative burial place for or by a person of distinction, so named in honor of the magnificent tomb of Mausolus (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world) erected at Halicarnassus in the 4th cent
a large stately tomb usually covered with a dome
A monumental building or structure for burial of the dead above ground; a "community" mausoleum is one that accommodates a great number of burials.
A public or private building especially designed to receive entombments. A permanent above ground resting place for the dead.
A building designed to entomb bodies above ground.
the Maple Grove Abbey, or any other above-ground structure for the interment (entombment) of human remains.
A tomb or building housing tombs.
A building in which human remains are buried (entombed).
Structure accommodating a tomb of an important person.
A building in which remains are buried or entombed.
Mausoleum comes from the Greek word 'mausoleion', meaning a large tomb.
A small building in a cemetery, a mausoleum is like a burial plot aboveground where the casket is placed.
A stately and magnificent tomb, such as the mausoleum of King Mausolos (ruler of Caria, c. 350 A.D.) at Halicarnassus in Asia Minor, and the mausoleum of Augustus (d. 14 A.D.) in Rome.
The burial place of a famous man. Gk.
Magnificent and sumptuous sepulcher.
tomb; usually denoting a tomb of grand and imposing proportions; cf. the tomb of Mausoleus at Halicarnassus
A mausoleum (plural: mausolea) is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or persons. A mausoleum may be considered a type of tomb or the tomb may be considered to be within the mausoleum. A Christian mausoleum sometimes includes a chapel.