Definitions

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  • n. A cemetery or graveyard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a piece of ground selected and set apart for a place of burials, and consecrated to such use by religious ceremonies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A graveyard or cemetery.

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

  • n. a tract of land used for burials

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Examples

  • O'Connor led them along the cobbled track of Sraid nam Marbh, the Street of the Dead, past Reilig Odhrain, the hallowed burial ground of kings.

    Crusader Gold

  • Flinders died at 14 London St.eet, Fitzroy Square, and was buried in the graveyard of St. James's, Hampstead Road, which was a burial ground for St. James's, Piccadilly.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • And then crowds of citizens, in cars, in carriages and afoot went to the burial ground on the hill, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, each to place a bunch of flowers on the lowly mounds and listen respectfully to the words of praise heaped upon the memory of those who died for freedom's cause.

    Battles and Victories of Allen Allensworth, A. M., Ph. D., Lieutenant-Colonel, Retired, U. S. Army

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