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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·mure /ɪˈmjʊr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·mure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Immured p. pr. & vb. n. Immuring.]
 1. To wall around; to surround with walls. [Obs.]
 2. To inclose whithin walls, or as within walls; hence, to shut up; to imprison; to incarcerate.
 Those tender babes
 Whom envy hath immured within your walls.   --Shak.
 This huge convex of fire,
 Outrageous to devour, immures us round.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·mure, n. A wall; an inclosure. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were
          imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated
          for the rest of his life" [syn: imprison, incarcerate,
           lag, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put
          away, remand]