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entomb

someone or an animal in something to imprison someone or an animal in a tomblike enclosure. Please don't entomb me in that huge, cold office. Unknowingly, when they closed the door, they had entombed a tiny mouse in the church.
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Police were unsure how many people were entombed beneath the rubble at Stockline Plastics in the west end of Glasgow, pictured, but rescuers had been in touch with at least five people.
ABABY found entombed in a concrete block would have led a ``distressing and painful'' life before she died police said yesterday.
Two young students were slowly and 'chillingly' suffocated to death by their landlord and their bodies entombed, one in a suitcase and the other in a sealed cupboard, an Old Bailey court heard yesterday.
They are still entombed within the Arizona herself.
On the other side of the globe, farmers tilling land in northeastern China's Liaoning Province last spring unearthed one strange sight: a 130-million-year-old dino skeleton entombed in rock that shows a big fluffy head and feathery body like a long-tailed duck.
Over the Bishops' Mausoleum entrance the Latin inscription Resurrecturis (those who will rise again) presumably refers to those bishops entombed within this imposing edifice, not Resurrection Mary.
Nine Japanese, including four teenage students, were lost at sea, believed to be entombed in the sunken ship.
Fashion designer Alexander McQueen turned his Barbie into Joan of Arc, with silver paint and braided hair, and Turner Prize sculptor Rachel Whiteread entombed her Barbie in a concrete coffin.
com will select the six brave souls to be entombed in the top-secret chamber where they will eat, sleep and attempt to survive together for seven days.
THE bodies of two small boys missing for over four months have been found entombed in ice.
Many of the entombed animals have been preserved in their original three-dimensional forms, says Jin Meng, a paleontologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
The story is constructed almost completely through the voice of an elderly narrator, a childless and bitter former general of the Austro-Hungarian Imperial Army who has retired, or rather has entombed himself, on his ancestral estate.
The ancient Egyptians entombed their pharaohs in rooms filled with the worldly possessions of the deceased.
The burial location had been kept secret, with speculation ranging from Arlington National Cemetery to the new Los Angeles Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels, where Gregory Peck was recently entombed.
A small cemetery in Westwood where Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Dean Martin, Walter Matthau and Billy Wilder are entombed was designated a historic cultural monument Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council.