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cenotaph a monument to someone buried elsewhere, especially one commemorating people who died in a war; the Cenotaph is the name of the war memorial in Whitehall, London, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and erected in 1919–20. The word is recorded from the early 17th century and comes ultimately, via French and late Latin, from Greek kenos ‘empty’ + taphos ‘tomb’.

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cenotaph. Empty sepulchre, or funerary monument to the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere. Lutyens's Cenotaph, Whitehall, London (1919–20), is an example of such a symbolic tomb.

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ce·no·taph / ˈsenəˌtaf/ • n. a tomblike monument to someone buried elsewhere, esp. one commemorating people who died in a war.

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cenotaph sepulchral monument to a person buried elsewhere. XVII. — F. cénotaphe — late L. cenotaphium — Gr. kenós empty + táphos tomb.

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