burial plot


: a small area of land where a person's body will be buried when he or she dies

Examples of burial plot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What makes the other men accept him back into the community and then go to great lengths to honor him after his death, with the founder of the community offering up his own burial plot? Deborah Treisman, The New Yorker, 19 Feb. 2024 For instance, her dad had a burial plot in California but died in Nevada. USA TODAY, 18 Feb. 2024 On a brisk Tuesday morning, a gathering has formed around a burial plot. Matt Keenan, Kansas City Star, 6 Feb. 2024 Some of Izzy’s GoFundMe paid for the burial plot, casket, and funeral expenses, but cash ran out before the family could purchase a headstone. James Ross Gardner, The New Yorker, 13 Sep. 2023 Autumn Wells' grandfather, Joel Wells, at the family burial plot. Suzy Khimm, NBC News, 7 Aug. 2023 On March 2, Smith was laid to rest in a burial plot beside her late son at Lakeview Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum in the Bahamas. Alex Gurley, Peoplemag, 12 May 2023 Investigators also learned Lee’s Chapel Baptist Church had donated the burial plot and congregation members had given money for a headstone for the unknown child. Warren Kulo | Wkulo@al.com, al, 10 Mar. 2023

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“Burial plot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burial%20plot. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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