Noun(1) a large burial chamber, usually above ground
(1) Intended to serve as a dynastic mausoleum , it houses one of England's most dazzling collections of aristocratic tombs.(2) a cultural mausoleum such as the Tate(3) the cathedral was built in 1517 as a royal mausoleum(4) Massive in scale, three stories and fifty meters high, it appears as much a palace as a mausoleum .(5) Was she under house arrest in her palace, or had she locked herself in her mausoleum ?(6) Broadway these days is a no man's land for new musicals, and a museum, a mausoleum , for old ones.(7) The city rose to this challenge, not with banks of sterile oven-slot tombs but with dazzlingly elaborate mausoleums .(8) It featured individuals and families who, because of divorce, bereavement, illness or some other trauma, had allowed their homes to become mausoleums of loss and longing.(9) Because it's small, no one loathes it the way they hate the big-box stores that sit like pharonic mausoleums in a blacktop desert.(10) To qualify as worthy of preservation, particularly if public money is to be spent, buildings must be more than mausoleums .(11) The boxiness of museums also suggests coffins, crypts, and mausoleums ; museums are places of mourning as well as ecstatic communion.(12) The more illustrious and affluent dead were interred beneath mausolea in the form of temples or domestic houses, commemorative arches, and columns.(13) So now when I go to one of our fabulous temples or palaces or mosques or mausoleums , I will see them for what they are.(14) We forget that many great works of art were not created for the mausoleums we call museums.(15) In the public sphere, great public buildings, monuments, temples and mausoleums are a sign of excess.(16) Between this and the canal we discovered warehouses, mausolea and other buildings that fronted on to the road.
1. tomb ::
3. crypt ::
4. vault ::
5. charnel house ::
6. burial chamber ::
7. catacomb ::
Different Formsmausoleum, mausoleums
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