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Meaning of "columbarium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COLUMBARIUM

From Latin, from columba dove.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COLUMBARIUM

columbarium  [ˌkɒləmˈbɛərɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COLUMBARIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Columbarium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COLUMBARIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

columbarium

Columbarium

A columbarium is a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns. The term comes from the Latin columba and originally referred to compartmentalized housing for doves and pigeons called a dovecote.

Definition of columbarium in the English dictionary

The definition of columbarium in the dictionary is a vault having niches for funeral urns. Other definition of columbarium is a hole in a wall into which a beam is inserted.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COLUMBARIUM


aquarium
əˈkwɛərɪəm
armamentarium
ˌɑːməmɛnˈtɛərɪəm
barium
ˈbɛərɪəm
caldarium
kælˈdɛərɪəm
dolphinarium
ˌdolfɪˈnɛərɪəm
frigidarium
ˌfrɪdʒɪˈdɛərɪəm
fusarium
fjuːˈzɛərɪəm
herbarium
hɜːˈbɛərɪəm
honorarium
ˌɒnəˈrɛərɪəm
insectarium
ˌɪnsɛkˈtɛərɪəm
oceanarium
ˌəʊʃəˈnɛərɪəm
planetarium
ˌplænɪˈtɛərɪəm
rosarium
rəʊˈzɛərɪəm
samarium
səˈmɛərɪəm
sanitarium
ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪəm
solarium
səʊˈlɛərɪəm
syllabarium
ˌsɪləˈbɛərɪəm
tepidarium
ˌtɛpɪˈdɛərɪəm
terrarium
tɛˈrɛərɪəm
vivarium
vaɪˈvɛərɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COLUMBARIUM

columbaria
columbary
columbate
Columbia
Columbian
columbic
columbine
columbite
columbium
columbous
Columbus
Columbus Day
columel
columella
columella auris
columellae
columellar
column
column inch
column inches

WORDS THAT END LIKE COLUMBARIUM

auditorium
cinerarium
conarium
evangeliarium
formicarium
leprosarium
ophidiarium
orarium
polyparium
polyzoarium
puparium
ranarium
seaquarium
septarium
spermarium
sudarium
termitarium
unguentarium
velarium
vibracularium
zoarium

Synonyms and antonyms of columbarium in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «columbarium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COLUMBARIUM

Find out the translation of columbarium to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of columbarium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «columbarium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

灵灰安置所
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

columbario
570 millions of speakers

English

columbarium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

columbarium
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

columbarium
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

колумбарий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

columbário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘুঘুপাখির বাসা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

columbarium
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Columbarium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kolumbarium
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

遺骨安置
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비둘기 집
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Columbarium
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

chuồng bồ câu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இறந்தோர் சாம்பலை வைக்க சுவற்றில் உள்ள அமைவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Columbarium
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

güvercinlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

colombario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kolumbarium
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

колумбарій
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

columbarium
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

columbarium
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kolumbarium
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

columbarium
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

columbarium
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of columbarium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COLUMBARIUM»

The term «columbarium» is regularly used and occupies the 96.013 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COLUMBARIUM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «columbarium» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «columbarium» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about columbarium

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COLUMBARIUM»

Discover the use of columbarium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to columbarium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Columbarium
Winner of the 2003 National Book Critics Circle Award in the category of poetry.
Susan Stewart, 2005
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Columbarium Tombs and Collective Identity in Augustan Rome
Analyzes the architecture of columbarium tombs and explains their unique design with the particular social experience of their non-elite occupants.
Dorian Borbonus, 2014
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Textual and Visual Commemoration in Columbarium Tombs of ...
I conclude that the habit to bury collectively reflects a social process, the social integration of slaves and former slaves who increasingly occupied central positions in municipal and Imperial administrations.
Dorian Borbonus, 2006
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Target Calculation - Conversion of a Mausoleum into a ...
List. of. Figures. Fig. Fig. 2: 1: Fig. 3: Fig. 4: Fig. Fig. Fig. 7: 6: 5: Fig. 8: Historical Sketch (Floor Plan) of Schultze Mausoleum 9 Project Sketch (Floor Plan) of the Columbarium 9 Mausoleum Schultze – Front View 6 Mausoleum Schultze – Interior ...
Lutz Mertens, 2013
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Towards an Urban Columbarium
The thesis entitled Towards an Urban Columbarium begins with an analytical and historical inquiry into the evolving dynamics of the urban landscape as they inform our understanding of the cemetery as a collective precinct with spatial, ...
Ali Saneinejad, 2006
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Purified by Fire: A History of Cremation in America
Although some fantasized about ideal columbaria, few built them, and those who did were often careless in their design. The Mount Auburn crematory, highly praised for its design at its opening in 1900, initially included no columbarium.
Stephen R. Prothero, 2001
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Julia Morgan: Architect of Beauty
The name refers to a rare example of a large complex that combines a memorial chapel, a columbarium, a mausoleum, private meeting rooms, and offices. The main entrance to the Chapel of Chimes complex is at 4499 Piedmont Avenue in ...
‎2007
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Columbarium Or the Pigeon House: Being an Introduction to A ...
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
John Moore, 2010
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Columbarium: Or, the Pigeon-house. Being an Introduction to ...
In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
John Moore, 2010
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long].
The word columbarium signifies a dovecote; and its application to the Roman places of interment has arisen from the resemblance between the small arched holes which contain the sepulch al urns and the recesses formed for the doves in a ...
Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge, George Long, 1837

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COLUMBARIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term columbarium is used in the context of the following news items.
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Land officials confirm finding of urn niches in redeveloped Tung …
Villagers fear a columbarium would be inauspicious for the area. It would also overwhelm roads into the village with heavy traffic on days ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
2
Longtime electric company owner, church leader dies at 95
The service of interment will take place Saturday at the church columbarium. Stevens and Grass Funeral Home, of Malden, is in charge of ... «Charleston Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Angeles mayor: 'Vice mayor has no perspective, resorts to …
Pamintuan said the cemetery will have modern amenities such as columbarium and crematorium, as well as four chapels and other amenities ... «Sun.Star, Jul 15»
4
Baguio's oldest resident, RP's oldest WWII veteran passes on at 107
... remains had been cremated in Baguio also on June 29 and were later brought for internment at the Garden of the Divine Word Columbarium. «Baguio Midland Courier, Jul 15»
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4th of July Ghost Hunting in California
Neptune Society Columbarium The Neptune Society Columbarium, at One Loraine Court, was originally part of the Odd Fellows Cemetery. «The Costa Rican Times, Jul 15»
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Cremation on the rise
Parks operations manager Josy Burrough defined a columbarium as an "upright structure that has niches installed in them for the internment of ... «Alberta Daily Herald Tribune, Jul 15»
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'Walk Back in Time' cemetery tour July 16 to celebrates Edmonds …
Participants will receive a guided tour of the historical Edmonds Memorial Cemetery & Columbarium. (Est. 1891). Thirteen former mayors are ... «My Edmonds News, Jul 15»
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Bishop helps celebrate 50th anniversay of All Saints Cemetery
... 1979, a 64-crypt garden mausoleum in 1995, an additional 64 crypts and 36 cremation niches in 2004, and a 48-inch columbarium in 2009. «News Item, Jul 15»
9
You are here
... stayed and paid the bills, might now be having second thoughts -- if they can release themselves from the newly built columbarium that has their name on it. «Virtue Online, Jul 15»
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Oldest Pinoy war vet dies at 107
The remains will be brought to Quezon City tomorrow and will be interred at the Garden of the Divine Word Columbarium. Javier's younger ... «Philippine Star, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Columbarium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/columbarium>. Sep 2019 ».
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