American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A yard adjacent to a church, especially a cemetery.
- n. The ground on which a church stands.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ground or yard adjoining a church; especially, such a piece of ground used for burial; hence, any graveyard belonging to a church.
- n. A patch of land adjoining a church, often used as a graveyard.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The ground adjoining a church, in which the dead are buried; a cemetery.
- n. the yard associated with a church
“Arching over the entrance to the churchyard is an amazing piece of artwork.”
“The view from the churchyard is inviting, since the church is built on top of a small hill.”
“In Zacatepec, Mexico, the gate to the churchyard is for pedestrian access only.”
“Outside of the main churchyard was a little enclosed area, probably ear-marked for new resting places.”
“The churchyard is lined with milagro vendors, and no trip to the Basilica is the same without buying up at least a few.”
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