Examples of gravestone in a Sentence
we love to tour old cemeteries and read the hauntingly poetic inscriptions on the gravestones
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Now, a special monument to paratroopers is surrounded by a sea of gravestones marking their friends in all the armed services.
Small stones peeping through the forest floor, two slabs of marble that were likely a gravestone before being broken, and a significant indentation in the ground facing west to east - the common burial practice.
The damage comes less than a week after roughly 150 gravestones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis.
Mulaney remembered Weinstein lamenting in 2015 that his TV career would become more of his legacy than his films would, and Project Runway would be written on his gravestone.
Jackson’s marker was one of the largest in the cemetery, according to one of his living descendants, and unmistakable for anything but a gravestone.
The faces of the dead resemble sugar skulls, traditionally placed on gravestones on that day.
Court employees in Gaston County want to give a boy who was starved to death two years ago a proper send-off: a gravestone marker.
In America, crows count as a Halloween decoration, like skeletons and mini-gravestones.
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First Known Use of gravestone
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Definition of gravestone for English Language Learners
: a stone that marks the place where a dead person is buried and that usually has the person's name and birth and death dates on it
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