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mortuary

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɔː.tjʊ.ri/ us    /ˈmɔːr.tʃu.er.i/
UK ( US morgue) a building, or a room in a hospital, etc. where dead bodies are kept before they are sent to be buried or burned, sometimes so that they can be examined US ( also funeral parlor , UK funeral parlour) a place where a dead person is prepared to be buried or burned, and where relatives and friends can see the body
Translations of “mortuary”
in Spanish depósito de cadáveres…
in French morgue…
in German die Leichenhalle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太平間,停屍房, 殯儀館…
in Russian морг…
in Turkish morg…
in Chinese (Simplified) 太平间,停尸房, 殡仪馆…
in Polish kostnica…
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