In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbdisinterred, disinterring
1(corpse/body) desenterrar(body/corpse) exhumar formal
- In 1648 his remains were disinterred and buried under a dunghill, but after the Restoration they were restored to their original resting place.
- The Thai commander then disinterred the body of King Ekkathat and accorded it full cremation honours.
- The ghastly sight of mutilated corpses disinterred from mass graves is psychologically incompatible with calculations about scarce resources, opportunity costs and trade-offs.
- They asked the military to disinter the remains they believed to be Michael's and conduct a DNA test to try and make a positive identification.
- If it decides to allow it, people buried more than 100 years ago could be disinterred and then re-buried deeper underground leaving land above for new graves.
- According to legend this was the work of one monk after the bones were disinterred and moved from their original burial ground to the new church.
- He has disinterred thousands of bodies from sites where they were buried by the army.
- In fact, the body gets buried and disinterred, and reburied and almost buried, quite a few times.
- Human remains regularly have to be disinterred from old burial grounds scheduled for development.
- It's tremendously ghoulish this film, with dismembering and disinterring graphically depicted.
- As this involves disinterring the previous victims and dismembering them with his specially devised dissection implements, Ichabod is treated with a certain amount of suspicion.
- The police plan to disinter Taufik's body in order to perform an autopsy and determine an exact cause of death.
- Several years after he died and was buried in China his body was disinterred and found to be miraculously intact.
- Later his remains were disinterred and removed for permanent burial in France.
- Mopping up continued through the night as frantic efforts were made to disinter the troops buried in the tunnels.
- People buried more than 100 years ago could be disinterred and then re-interred deeper underground, leaving fresh land above for new graves.
- All three were later disinterred and buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC.
- It isn't empty; only the bodies had been disinterred.
- In an awful silence he disinterred a little lead figure of a man in black clothes.
- Some bodies were found in rusty coffins, some as much as 10 years old, that had evidently been buried and then later disinterred.
2(idea/plan) desenterrar(idea/plan) desempolvar
- The reasons for disinterring this seemingly dead debate are not romantic, then, but instrumental.
- So it isn't so much an exasperation, but a mystification, almost amounting to irritation under questioning, that Berkovic should be disinterred from the mental plot to which the manager has evidently assigned him.
- It has been a noticeable feature of media scrutiny of both religion and politics that the negative and the scandalous are continually disinterred to reinforce negativity.
- Yet it was not until the final chapter, in which Cagliostro's legacy - historical, cultural, philosophical - is disinterred, that I really began to care.
- Truth, meanwhile, that which is disinterred by science, Gellner describes as available to all and valid for all.
- The upturn in the US economy has certainly disinterred some economic verities.
- Civil-rights tourism is on the rise in the southern US, as the former segregationist states disinter their past.
- After considering the main tributaries which flow into the realist stream of thinking, the third section will attempt to disinter a core of realist principles to which all realists could subscribe.
- The great achievement of the present book is that it achieves just that - by letting Godwin speak for himself, and by disinterring properly for the first time the connections that link his diverse interests.
- It is a sad reminder of how far we have fallen back that it is necessary to disinter these elementary lessons of Empire.
- Similarly, she's not hanging about to be told whether the show which made her is to be disinterred.
- But that would be no different from somebody disinterring a 20-year-old volume of the Commonwealth Law Reports and recounting what happened in some case.
- For Davis to disinter capital punishment, of all issues, when he has barely begun to read his briefing documents in his new job, was a clear and deliberate signal too.
- Interpretation for Michel is not a question of disinterring the unconscious of the artist but of grasping the unconscious of the work.
- Out of respect, her family would not allow the University of Nebraska Press to disinter the ledger in 1959, even temporarily, so it could be photographed in color.
- Plans for such a move were regarded by observers as an apparent attempt to make political gains from disinterring the past of some of the governing coalition's opponents.
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