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Definition of "crematorium" [crem•a•to•ri•um]

  • A furnace or establishment for the incineration of corpses. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "crematorium" in a sentence
  • "I don't know if they gassed people there, but a hell of a lot of people died there and the crematorium is the resting place of those cremated whose ashes didn't fall on us."
  • "I am not sure where the crematorium is but I gathered it was nearby .... maybe Queretero or Guanajuato."
  • "Mr de Mello said: "The expression crematorium should mean any building fitted with appliances for the burning of human remains, 'building is not defined'.""