Urn Meaning and Definition

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Urn meaning

Word: Urn

How to pronounce: ɜːn



1. A tall, rounded vase with a base, and often a stem, especially one used for storing the ashes of a cremated person.

Example sentences: "Richly glazed and often spectacularly potted, the sources for these works include Anglo-Saxon cremation urns, Peruvian vases and, on at least one occasion, a Fijian carving."

2. A large metal container with a tap, in which tea or coffee is made and kept hot, or water for making hot drinks is boiled.

Example sentences: "A tea urn"

Transitive verb


1. Place (something) in an urn.


coffee pot


ash can

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German: Urne

French: Urne

Italian: Urna

Turkish: Semaver


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