noun \ˈchərch-ˌyärd\

: a piece of land that belongs to and is usually close to a church and that is often used as a place to bury people

Full Definition of CHURCHYARD

:  a yard that belongs to a church and is often used as a burial ground

First Known Use of CHURCHYARD

12th century


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