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  • noun Plural form of churchyard.

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Examples

  • On December 24, the Good Night, the processions form in churchyards throughout the city, march through the streets, eventually circling the Zócalo several times before returning to the church, where the infant is placed in a manger and the cock crows for Midnight Mass.

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  • On December 24, the Good Night, the processions form in churchyards throughout the city, march through the streets, eventually circling the Zócalo several times before returning to the church, where the infant is placed in a manger and the cock crows for Midnight Mass.

    December In Oaxaca

  • Genius can always look out for itself; but was it not Gray who mourned over the talent that lay buried in churchyards, the Miltons and the Hampdens and the Cromwells who never had an opportunity?

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  • Women would go and hang around in churchyards thinking: 'God, I've got to get my fucking rocks off', or they'd go to Hampstead Heath and meet strangers to shag behind a bush.

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  • After describing the settings for many of the paintings, such as churchyards and subway tunnels, he continues:

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  • These poems certainly are not deficient in various horrible _motives_, such as churchyards, nightly crossways, ghosts and vampires; but the repulsive themes do not touch the intrinsic merit of the poet.

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  • Increasingly, these are dependent on those flower-rich grasslands that are now only found in patches -- on nature reserves, in fields too small or too steep to plough productively, on lands set aside for non-agricultural use, such as churchyards and village greens, even on road-side verges.

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  • He has been several times married before this fiasco of the hearthstone, but it is supposed that all his former wives have been duly laid away to rest, and now repose, like Polonius, in rural churchyards.

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  • As far back as 1992 a survey for the government showed that councils large or small provided an "extensive range of services": churchyards, village greens and commons, community halls, street lighting, newsletters and allotments.

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  • Instead of being buried by family members in churchyards, the dead were taken to new large, parklike cemeteries built outside the centers of cities.

    The Truth About Grief

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