[ bˈɛɹɪəl vˈɒlt], [ bˈɛɹɪəl vˈɒlt], [ b_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ__ə_l v_ˈɒ_l_t]
How to use "Burial vault" in context?
Burial vaults are synonymous with funerals, and are often used during the burial of a loved one. A burial vault is a large, often intricately adorned tomb, typically found in Christian cemeteries. The earliest known example is the Burial Chamber of Khufu, built during the Second Dynasty of ancient Egypt. Vaults became more widespread during the Gothic period, and many churches still have a burial vault.
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