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cemetery


cemetery

noun

Definition of CEMETERY

a piece of land used for burying the dead <many of the soldiers who died in the battle are buried in a cemetery nearby>
Related Words catacombs, churchyard; crypt, grave, mausoleum, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb, vault

February 27, 2015
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