campo santo

noun
cam·​po san·​to | \ ¦kam(ˌ)pōˈsan(ˌ)tō, -äm(ˌ)pōˈsän- \
plural campos santos\ -​pōs … tōs \ or campi santi\ ¦kämpēˈsäntē \

Definition of campo santo

chiefly Southwest
: burial ground : cemetery

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History and Etymology for campo santo

Italian & Spanish, literally, holy field

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“Campo santo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/campo%20santo. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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