On 19/09/2016 23:36, Kevin Kenny wrote:
In what way is it not a cenotaph? It is clearly a structural monument.
It is in memory of a deceased person. Said deceased person is not
entombed there, although his remains are thought to be in an unmarked
grave somewhere nearby. It looks like a tomb, but nobody is entombed
And the word actually *means* 'empty tomb': 'ancient Greek /κενοτάϕιον/
< /κενός/ empty [...] + /τάϕος/ tomb' (Oxford English Dictionary).
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