grave·​side | \ ˈgrāv-ˌsīd How to pronounce graveside (audio) \

Definition of graveside

: the area beside a grave at graveside

Examples of graveside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Funeral service will be at 11am Tuesday November 19 at Beth Israel Memorial Chapel in Delray Beach followed by graveside services at 12:15 pm at Eternal Light Memorial Gardens in Boynton Beach., "Deaths in South Florida: 11/19," 19 Nov. 2019 The graveside service at the Alabama National Cemetery will begin at 11 a.m. Ivana Hrynkiw |, al, "Remains of Navy veteran killed in Pearl Harbor back in Alabama," 17 Oct. 2019 There will be a graveside service and then reception at Chapel Hill Cemetery, 2400 Harrell Road, Orlando, Florida from 1:00 to 4:00., "Deaths in Central Florida: 8/27," 27 Aug. 2019 Calling hours will be Friday, August 16th from 1 to 3 pm at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home 690 Woodtick Rd in Wolcott followed by graveside services at 3:30 pm in the Lithuanian Cemetery in Waterbury., "Sally Vidziunas," 13 Aug. 2019 Kathleen Chavez, daughter of Ray Chavez, receives a folded American flag during her father's graveside service at Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego last fall. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Poway post office may be named for Ray Chavez, who was oldest Pearl Harbor veteran," 30 July 2019 Now, the chapel has livestreamed funerals from temples and synagogues, in people’s homes, at a senior living facility, and even graveside. Paris Martineau, WIRED, "Now Even Funerals Are Livestreamed—and Families Are Grateful," 30 July 2019 Reception at Grace Covenant following the graveside service., "Deaths in Central Florida: 7/21," 21 July 2019 But hundreds showed up Wednesday to the graveside service for Wayne Lee Wilson in Niles, Michigan, just north of the Indiana state line. Elisha Fieldstadt, NBC News, "A Vietnam vet with no close family died: Hundreds of people packed his Michigan funeral," 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of graveside

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Graveside.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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