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morgue

 [morg]
a place where dead bodies may be temporarily kept, for identification or until claimed for burial.

morgue

(mōrg),
1. A building or room in a hospital or other facility where the dead are kept pending autopsy, burial, or cremation.
2. A building where unidentified dead are kept pending identification before burial.
Synonym(s): mortuary (2)
[Fr.]

morgue

(morg) a place where dead bodies may be kept for identification or until claimed for burial.

morgue

(môrg)
n.
1. A place in which the bodies of persons found dead are kept until identified and claimed or until arrangements for burial have been made.
2. A reference file in a newspaper or magazine office.

morgue

[môrg]
Etymology: Fr, mortuary
a unit of a hospital with facilities for the storage and autopsy of the dead.
The section in a hospital where the bodies of decedents or cadavers are stored before being sent either to a funeral home for burial services or to the coroner’s or state medical examiner’s office, if the cause of the death is uncertain or questionable.

morgue

Hospitals The place where decedents or cadavers are stored before being sent either to a funeral home for burial services or to the state medical examiner's office, if the cause of the death is uncertain or questionable

morgue

(mōrg)
1. A building where unidentified cadavers are kept pending identification before burial.
2. A building or room in a hospital or other facility where the dead are kept pending autopsy, burial, or cremation; often includes a laboratory to perform autopsies.
Synonym(s): mortuary (2) .
[Fr.]
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Nock Deighton estate agent Ian Patrick, says: 'With the extremely buoyant market continuing, there are now very few properties in this price range available in the country, which would make Rose Cottage very appealing to many buyers.
Externally, Briar Rose Cottage has a parking/turning area, detached timber garden shed and a garden encompassing an orchard area with apple trees, extending in all to half an acre.
Rose Cottage will provide two bedrooms, Eurobia Cottage is south facing, double fronted and with four bedrooms and Dahlia Cottage is a three storey design, also offering four bedrooms and a detached double garage.
One Midland couple Mr and Mrs Charles and Brenda Stanton bought Rose Cottage in Himley, near Dudley, 17 years ago and they have never thought of changing it.
3 Rose Cottage, Wylam, Northumberland is for sale through Rook Matthews Sayer estate agents at PS225,500, tel: 01661 860228.
Rose Cottage in Wynyard can be found along a private road that is flanked by ponds in a scenic woodland backdrop.
Belle View is one of the most popular house names in the Midlands, alongside Rose Cottage and Strawberry Fields.
Top of the list is The Oaks, closely followed by Rose Cottage.
Last December the committee was "minded to approve" proposals for more than 1,100 homes on four sites at Grey Towers Farm, Nunthorpe, Stainsby Hall Farm, Brookfield, Rose Cottage Farm, Stainton, and the Cleveland Police headquarters site at Ladgate Lane.
Mr Hall, of Rose Cottage, Black Bank, Exhall, was found hanged in the garage of his son's home in Newtown Road, Bedworth, on September 11.
Rose Cottage, Stagshaw Bank, Corbridge, is for sale through Foster Maddison at a guide price of pounds 375,000, tel: 01434 605441.
The story centred on simple Jack (aka the planning committee) who traded in the family valuables (Grey Towers Farm, Stainsby Hill Farm and Rose Cottage Farm) for a handful of magic beans (vague promises of untold riches from housing developers and central government).