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morgue

noun [C] uk   /mɔːɡ/  us   /mɔːrɡ/ mainly US (UK usually mortuary)
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
Translations of “morgue”
in Vietnamese nhà xác…
in Spanish morgue…
in Thai ที่เก็บศพ…
in Malaysian rumah mayat…
in French morgue…
in German das Leichenschauhaus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太平間,停屍房…
in Indonesian kamar mayat…
in Russian морг…
in Turkish morg…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停尸房…
in Polish kostnica…
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