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Noun: eternal sleep  i'tur-nul sleep
  1. A euphemism for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    "she was laid to eternal sleep beside her husband";
    - rest, eternal rest, sleep, quietus

Type of: death

Encyclopedia: Eternal sleep