The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

OBSEQUES MER [1 record]

Record 1 2015-02-25


Subject field(s)
  • Funeral Services
  • Religious Sects - Various
  • Ceremonial and Traditions (Military)

A funeral at sea is a time-honored tradition offering a dignified and simple alternative to a conventional funeral ... Services may take many forms – from an unattended scattering of cremains, to elaborate ceremonies including guests and clergy of choice.


  • Pompes funèbres
  • Cultes divers
  • Cérémonial et traditions (Militaire)

Les cendres de 15 anciens marins ainsi que celles d’une femme de marin ont été préparées pour leurs obsèques maritimes.


obsèques en mer; obsèques maritimes; funérailles en mer; funérailles maritimes : termes inusités au singulier.


Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2021
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau


Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: