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A tomb, usually containing more than one body.
After the fire, they built a mausoleum to store all the bodies.
by lost_memory November 24, 2005
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A mausoleum is a large burial chamber, usually above ground. As used in the MCR song, "Cemetery Drive",
Way down
Mark the grave
Where the searchlights find us
Drinking by the mausoleum door
And they found you on the bathroom floor
by flame May 20, 2005
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A building in which the bodies of dead people are buried.

A mausoleum is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or people. A monument without the interment is a cenotaph. A mausoleum may be considered a type of tomb or the tomb may be considered to be within the mausoleum. A Christian mausoleum sometimes includes a chapel.
"the cathedral was built in 1517 as a royal mausoleum"
by beeznie May 05, 2014
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