Definition of boneyard
1 : cemetery
2 : a place where worn-out or damaged objects (such as cars) are collected to await disposal
Examples of boneyard in a Sentence
a once-notorious gunslinger who now lies in the forlorn boneyard of an Old West ghost town
Recent Examples of boneyard from the Web
Lakes racers would go out and pluck sturdy, lightweight parts from surplus military aircraft relegated to boneyards.
Behind the scenes at New Mexico's 'airline boneyard'
Pinal Airpark is one of only a handful of such aircraft boneyards located around the world, with the majority found in the American Southwest.
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