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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stone placed over a grave as a marker; a tombstone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stone slab set at the head of a grave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stone laid over, or erected near, a grave, usually with an inscription, to preserve the memory of the dead; a tombstone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stone laid over a grave, or erected near it (commonly at its head), in memory of the dead.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stone that is used to mark a grave

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