Recent Examples of churchyard from the Web
The St James churchyard is home to a neon work by the celebrated British artist Tracey Emin called Be Faithful to Your Dreams.
Not far in the churchyard is the flat stone of Russell Gregory, whose name is remembered in the park’s Gregory’s Bald.
The church moved in the mid-19th century to Broad Street and graves in its churchyard were subsequently removed to Mount Moriah in 1860.
According to Church practice, Catholics needed to be buried in sanctified ground, so the solution, employed by similar churchyards across Europe, was simply to reuse the graves.
She was buried next to her first husband in a churchyard near Chatsworth.
Everyone in this churchyard succumbs to their baser instincts as the play unfolds.
After that, a succession of developers bought the churchyard, and some city leaders suspected the bodies were moved.
He was wrapped in tent canvas and buried in a hasty grave in a churchyard.
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Definition of churchyard for English Language Learners
: a piece of land that belongs to and is usually close to a church and that is often used as a place to bury people
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