Pronunciation: (tOOm), [key]
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.
to place in or as if in a tomb; entomb; bury.
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