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Definition of Rest in peace

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lie dead peacefully for infinity; blessing or expression said with the hope that the spirit of a person has found peace after they have died (common inscription on headstones); died, ceased living (euphemistic)
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"Rest in peace" (Latin: Requiescat in pace) is a short epitaph or idiomatic expression wishing eternal rest and peace to someone who has died. The expression typically appears on headstones, often abbreviated as "R.I.P.".

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