What does disinter mean?

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Verb
  1. To take out of the grave or tomb
  2. To bring out, as from a grave or hiding place; to bring from obscurity into view.
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The police plan to disinter Taufik's body in order to perform an autopsy and determine an exact cause of death.
Just precisely what happened after that has been the most impossible thing to disinter.
For Davis to disinter capital punishment, of all issues, when he has barely begun to read his briefing documents in his new job, was a clear and deliberate signal too.
Civil-rights tourism is on the rise in the southern US, as the former segregationist states disinter their past.
Sen. Robert F. Kennedy looked on as Pollard began to disinter the president with the backhoe.
It is a sad reminder of how far we have fallen back that it is necessary to disinter these elementary lessons of Empire.

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