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

 tomb /ˈtum/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tomb n.
 1. A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher.
    As one dead in the bottom of a tomb.   --Shak.
 2. A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead. “In tomb of marble stones.”
 3. A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead.
    Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb.   --Shak.
 Tomb bat Zool., any one of species of Old World bats of the genus Taphozous which inhabit tombs, especially the Egyptian species (Taphozous perforatus).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tomb,, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tombed p. pr. & vb. n. Tombing.] To place in a tomb; to bury; to inter; to entomb.
    I tombed my brother that I might be blessed.   --Chapman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the
          ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his
          mother's grave" [syn: grave]