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Definition of "crematory" [crem•a•to•ry]

  • A crematorium. (noun)
  • Of or relating to cremation. (adjective)

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 "crematory" in a sentence
  • "She found out that being cremated is where they take the dead person to a place called a crematory and put them in a box like a casket."
  • "I expect 'twould ha 'been called a crematory to-day. ""
  • "The assembled throng marched down St. Charles Avenue to Nashville Avenue, and then up to the cemetery, with Jake carrying the crematory urn most of the way."