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A columbarium (pl. columbaria) is a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns (i.e., urns holding a deceased's cremated remains). [1]

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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., in whose the dead of the nation's conflicts have been buried, beginning with the Civil War, as well as reinterred dead from earlier wars.

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Beit Guvrin National Park

Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park is a national park in central Israel, 13 kilometers from Kiryat Gat, encompassing the ruins of Maresha, one of the important towns of Judah during the time of the First Temple, and Beit Guvrin, an important town in the Roman era, when it was known as Eleutheropolis.

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Blera

Blera is a small town and comune in the northern Lazio region of Italy.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Catacombs

Catacombs are human-made subterranean passageways for religious practice.

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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (Los Angeles)

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, informally known as COLA or the Los Angeles Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Cemetery

A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred.

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Chapel of the Chimes (Oakland, California)

Chapel of the Chimes was founded in 1909 as a crematory and columbarium in Oakland, California.

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Charnel house

A charnel house is a vault or building where human skeletal remains are stored.

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Chinese language

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Columbarium of Pomponius Hylas

The Columbarium of Pomponius Hylas is a 1st-century AD Roman columbarium, situated near the Porta Latina on the Via Appia, Rome, Italy.

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Cremation

Cremation is the combustion, vaporization, and oxidation of cadavers to basic chemical compounds, such as gases, ashes and mineral fragments retaining the appearance of dry bone.

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Crematory

A crematory (also known as a crematorium, cremator or retort) is a machine in which bodies are burned down to the bones, eliminating all soft tissue.

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Crypt

A crypt (from Latin crypta "vault") is a stone chamber beneath the floor of a church or other building.

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Czechoslovak Hussite Church

The Czechoslovak Hussite Church (Církev československá husitská, CČSH or CČH) is a Christian church that separated from the Catholic Church after World War I in former Czechoslovakia.

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Dovecote

A dovecote or dovecot (Scots: doocot) is a structure intended to house pigeons or doves.

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Etruscan civilization

The Etruscan civilization is the modern name given to a powerful and wealthy civilization of ancient Italy in the area corresponding roughly to Tuscany, western Umbria and northern Lazio.

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Golders Green Crematorium

Golders Green Crematorium and Mausoleum was the first crematorium to be opened in London, and one of the oldest crematoria in Britain.

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Grave

A grave is a location where a dead body (typically that of a human, although sometimes that of an animal) is buried.

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Japanese language

is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Masada

Masada (מצדה, "fortress") is an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau, akin to a mesa.

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Mausoleum

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.

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Nan Tien Temple

Nan Tien Temple is a Buddhist temple complex located in Berkeley, on the southern outskirts of the Australian city of Wollongong, approximately south of Sydney.

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Old Town Square

Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí or colloquially Staromák) is a historic square in the Old Town quarter of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.

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Osaka

() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Ossuary

An ossuary is a chest, box, building, well, or site made to serve as the final resting place of human skeletal remains.

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Père Lachaise Cemetery

Cemetery (Cimetière du Père-Lachaise,; formerly,, "Cemetery of the East") is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris, although there are larger cemeteries in the city's suburbs.

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Reliquary

A reliquary (also referred to as a shrine or by the French term châsse) is a container for relics.

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Tomb

A tomb (from τύμβος tumbos) is a repository for the remains of the dead.

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Urn

An urn is a vase, often with a cover, that usually has a somewhat narrowed neck above a rounded body and a footed pedestal.

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Wollongong

Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbarium

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