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Ashes

Meanings and phrases

sackcloth and ashes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a display of extreme remorse or repentance or grief

ashes were scattered

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His ashes were scattered on a road close to Prague.
  • His ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean.
  • His ashes were scattered in a field in Aldenham.

ashes were buried

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His ashes were buried in the Donskoy Monastery in Moscow.
  • He was cremated and his ashes were buried at Westminster Abbey.
  • Stout died in 1979 and his ashes were buried in Karori Cemetery.

ashes were interred

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Gloria Swanson's ashes were interred there.
  • His ashes were interred at Campo Verano.
  • At his wish his body was cremated; his ashes were interred in Durham Cathedral.
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