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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