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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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Scenes from Framed were filmed in our farmhouse and the thatched cottage Rose Cottage in our lovely little village some months ago, which caused great excitement.
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The Unicorn Centre - which is a member of the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) - is based just a short distance from the homebuilder's Rose Cottage Farm development in Stainton, and relies entirely on fundraising to subsidise lessons and equipment for riders.
ONLY a handful of bungalows remain for sale at the Rose Cottage Farm development in Middlesbrough, home-builder Taylor Wimpey has revealed the unusual designs have been such a hit with buyers, only a handful remain on the market.