Definitions

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

  • n. A place used for graves or a grave.

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  • n. The location of a grave
  • n. A grave.

Etymologies

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grave +‎ site

Examples

  • The proposed gravesite is 95 feet south of the grave of the late Senator Robert Kennedy.

    Source: Army has approached Kennedy family about burial at Arlington

  • The proposed gravesite is 95 feet south of the grave of Sen. Robert Kennedy, the official said.

    Kennedy makes final visit to brother's presidential library

  • The gravesite is identical to that of his brother Robert.

    Corzine camp slams Christie loan in new ad

  • This story begins 50 years ago this month when Mel Magnuson heard from area rabbit hunters that a tombstone stood in North Aurora; the alleged gravesite is located about a quarter-mile south of Butterfield Road, to the west of Mitchell Road.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • The probable gravesite is north of Route 13 and easily accessible from the road.

    Flynn, Sean L.

  • The only one with really any flourish, any sense of a-ha, I ` m here, is Dillinger ` s gravesite, which is -- it ` s in Indianapolis ` Crown Hill National Cemetery, a vast cemetery, and it ` s a four-foot obelisk with the name "Dillinger" and two ivy-like decorative flourishes.

    Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34

  • They told us that all that was in the gravesite were these teeth.

    Borton, Robert C. Jr.

  • Mr. Chong Seang Hak, police commissioner of Kratie, were present during our interview, and can locate the gravesite, which is easily accessible.

    Flynn, Sean L.

  • Jewish worshippers regularly enter the city with a special military escort to pray at the small building traditionally identified as the gravesite of the biblical Joseph, located inside a Palestinian-ruled area.

    The Seattle Times

  • The walk to Millay's gravesite, which is lined with several passages of her poetry, has been open since 2003, but the white farmhouse where she lived has been closed except for special events or by appointment.

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