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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Down the middle of it all runs Craigie Creek — clear, fast and colder than a January gravestone.
His family members said his daily routine included a visit to her gravestone since her death in 2015.
Kneeling, the men shoveled the remaining bits of dirt into the holes with their hands and placed a gravestone at the top.
The millstones were for grain; the crosses are said to be not gravestones but border markers or reverence stones.
In this May 16, 2017 photo, gravestones from the 1800s stand in a cemetery at Malone's Church in Madison, Md., a stop on the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway.
Michael scans the gravestones on the hillside before getting out, making sure he’s in the right place.
That Pyle was recovering from foot surgery at the time put him closer to the ground than normal, and a ray of sunlight happened to illuminate four faint letters on a worn gravestone nearby: USCT.
Shopping Cart icon Buy Photo Hundreds of U.S. Navy officers and sailors have lain for decades under the anonymity of inscrutable gravestones at Mount Moriah, a 19th century cemetery whose 380 acres span Southwest Philadelphia and Yeadon Borough.
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First Known Use of gravestone
GRAVESTONE Defined for English Language Learners
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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