graveyard

noun grave·yard \ ˈgrāv-ˌyärd \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of graveyard

1 : cemetery
2 : something resembling a graveyard
  • an automobile graveyard

Examples of graveyard in a Sentence

  1. reflecting the Quaker avoidance of personal vanity, the graveyard is not marked by so much as a single headstone

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First Known Use of graveyard

1761



GRAVEYARD Defined for English Language Learners

graveyard

noun

Definition of graveyard for English Language Learners

  • : a place where people are buried

  • : a place where old things are left or thrown away


GRAVEYARD Defined for Kids

graveyard

noun grave·yard \ ˈgrāv-ˌyärd \

Definition of graveyard for Students



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