gravestone

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noun grave·stone \ˈgrāv-ˌstōn\

Definition of gravestone

  1. :  a burial monument

Examples of gravestone in a sentence

  1. <we love to tour old cemeteries and read the hauntingly poetic inscriptions on the gravestones>

14th Century

First Known Use of gravestone

14th century


GRAVESTONE Defined for English Language Learners

gravestone

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noun grave·stone \ˈgrāv-ˌstōn\

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


GRAVESTONE Defined for Kids

gravestone

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noun grave·stone \ˈgrāv-ˌstōn\

Definition of gravestone for Students

  1. :  a monument on a grave



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