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Funeral ContextPlay
Primarily used in the context of funerals, symbolizes the last journey of someone's life. SlideFamily members followed the hearse to pay their final respects.
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The term often implies a solemn and respectful atmosphere, due to its association with death. SlideMourners stood in silence as the hearse arrived.
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Hearses can differ by culture, such as motor vehicles or horse-drawn in some traditions. SlideIn the procession, a horse-drawn hearse added a traditional touch.