campo santo

noun

cam·​po san·​to
¦kam(ˌ)pōˈsan(ˌ)tō,
-äm(ˌ)pōˈsän-
plural campos santos
-pōs … tōs
or campi santi
¦kämpēˈsäntē
chiefly Southwest
: burial ground : cemetery

Word History

Etymology

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 26 Feb. 2024.

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