Examples of headstone in a Sentence
many of the headstones were for children who had died during the influenza epidemic
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The Enquirer/Kareem Elgazzar The Enquirer/Kareem Elgazzar One of three remaining headstones in a park which used to house hundreds of dead, Harriet Key's monument still startles.
Along the back fence are another four headstones, with names matching those from the disinterment permits.
Two of the bags were found in front of headstones, Adams said.
The headstones do not reflect the color of their skin but the courage of their deeds.
Saadi said the rows of headstones would be realigned to improve the appearance of the cemetery.
In February, the historic Jewish cemetery at Frankford and Cheltenham Avenues was vandalized — about 275 headstones were damaged — but the burial ground’s monuments have been fully restored.
Confederate statues and headstones erode till only historians and the very old remember who came before.
The unevenly spaced body-sized mounds with no headstones divided her quarter from Cité Barwaaqo, another section of Balbala.
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Definition of headstone 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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