morgue / môrg/ • n. 1. a place where bodies are kept, esp. to be identified or claimed: the cadavers were bagged and removed to the city morgue. ∎ used metaphorically to refer to a place that is quiet, gloomy, or cold: she put us in that drafty morgue of a sitting room. 2. inf. in a newspaper office, a collection of old cuttings, photographs, and information: conducting research in either a news morgue or a library.
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