Exhumation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌekshjuːˈmeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word exhumation
Brit.  |ɛks(h)juːˈmeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word exhumation

noun

- the act of digging something up out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried (syn: disinterment)

Examples

...the remains of John Paul Jones were exhumed in Paris and transported with great ceremony to the U.S. Naval Academy...

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