Definition Of mortuary
a funeral home or morgue.
The funeral home and mortuary had been in our family for decades.
of or relating to burial or tombs.
Example Of mortuary
A prehistoric bear shaman figurine was recovered from Ohio Hopewell mortuary contexts at Newark, Licking County, Ohio.
Burial monuments and other mortuary rituals are often costly and elaborate.
Direct evidence for Mississippian mortuary ceremonialism, however, has not been widely reported in the Central Illinois River valley.
Family members deliver these items through mortuary rituals, especially those performed annually on the deceased's death anniversary.
From here, the burial cortège, priests and visitors would pass through ceremonial halls onto a causeway that ascended the desert escarpment to the mortuary temple, built against the east face of the pyramid.