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Meaning of “pyre” - Learner’s Dictionary

pyre

noun [C]     /paɪər/
a pile of wood on which a dead person is burned in some countriesPlaces where bodies are buried or cremated
Translations of “pyre”
in Vietnamese giàn thiêu…
in Spanish pira…
in Thai กองฟืน…
in Malaysian unggun…
in French bûcher funéraire…
in German der Scheiterhaufen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火葬堆…
in Indonesian api unggun…
in Russian погребальный костер…
in Turkish ölü/ceset yakma töreninde kullanılan odun yığını…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火葬堆…
in Polish stos…
(Definition of pyre from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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