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be laid to rest

1. To be buried in a grave after having died. My poor mother was finally laid to rest after a long, painful fight with cancer. I want to be laid to rest with the seed of a tree, so that instead of a headstone, I might have a living testament to my resting place.
2. To be resolved, ended, or set straight, as with a problem or dispute. Well, I'm glad that point of contention between you two has finally been laid to rest. The brothers' rivalry was laid to rest after both agreed to share their father's estate equally.
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A motorcade accompanied the coffin while chanting slogans such as "Death to Israel" before being laid to rest.
The funeral prayer of legendary Urdu and Punjabi poet was offered at Dhoke Ratta graveyard where he was laid to rest afterwards.
The coffin of the martyred army officer draped in the national flag was brought to his native village Tajazai where he was laid to rest. An army contingent presented a salute to him.
Lieutenant Colonel Raashid Karim Baig was laid to rest in his hometown of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan.
'Tega will be laid to rest on Thursday, 9th May, 2019 in Abuja.
class="MsoNormalThe late musician was laid to rest in Muthithi village, Murang'a in a ceremony that was attended by his fans including President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Deputy President William Ruto.
IANS | Mumbai Amid all sorts of misinformation about Kader Khan's funeral being tossed in sections of the media, his son Sarfaraz on Thursday clarified that Khan was laid to rest on Wednesday.
The governor Sindh was addressing media along with Minister for State for Interior Sheheryar Afridi, after the former Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader was laid to rest.
Filipino murdered in Stockholm laid to rest !-- -- Pia Lee-Brago (The Philippine Star) - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Filipina who was allegedly killed by her Swedish actor-director husband two months ago was finally laid to rest yesterday in Stockholm, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.
RAIWIND -- Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab, who passed away early Sunday, has been laid to rest in a graveyard adjacent to Tableeghi Markaz, Raiwind.
The remains of Mohd Fatah Hashim, 34, one of six firefighters who were killed while carrying out search and rescue (SAR) operation in Puchong on Wednesday night, were laid to rest at the Muslim Cemetery, Jalan Kampung Baru Beserah, here at about 4pm.
RAFAH, September 29, 2018 (WAFA) -- Seven Palestinians, including two children, shot dead by Israeli soldiers on Friday during the Gaza border protests were laid to rest on Saturday in their hometowns across Gaza, reported WAFA correspondent.
Begum Kulsoom Nawaz laid to rest at Jati Umra amid sobs and tears
Youssef Ragheb Shakkour, who was the Chief of Staff of the army and Armed Forces during the October Liberation War, was laid to rest on Friday in an official ceremony.
Summary: Washington DC, [USA] July 03 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father Joe Jackson was laid to rest at a private funeral in America's California state.