Immuration



[ih-myoo r] /ɪˈmyʊər/

verb (used with object), immured, immuring.
1.
to enclose within walls.
2.
to shut in; seclude or confine.
3.
to imprison.
4.
to build into or entomb in a wall.
5.
Obsolete. to surround with walls; fortify.
/ɪˈmjʊə/
verb (transitive)
1.
(archaic or literary) to enclose within or as if within walls; imprison
2.
to shut (oneself) away from society
3.
(obsolete) to build into or enclose within a wall
v.

1580s, from Middle French emmurer and directly from Medieval Latin immurare, literally “to shut up within walls,” from assimilated form of in- “into, in” (see in- (2)) + Latin murus “wall” (see mural). Related: Immured; immuring.

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