Examples of headstone in a Sentence
many of the headstones were for children who had died during the influenza epidemic
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Many graves have sunken into the earth, headstones toppled, overgrown by wild weeds.
Benjamin Lay was an 18th century vegetarian hunchbacked dwarf who lived in a cave in Abington — but that’s not why he was buried 259 years ago without a headstone.
Now, 70 years after the crash, Hernandez and the families of the deceased have worked to get a new headstone placed at the grave.
Cooper's order said Teltschik maintained that no headstones were destroyed.
The columns meet you first at eye level, like the headstones that lynching victims were rarely given.
Some of the headstones became part of the seawalls at Aquatic Park and the municipal yacht harbor.
Her mother is now reportedly looking to replace her Jane Doe headstone, where she is buried in Troy, with a marker bearing her name.
Daniel Whipps stood by his great-grandfather’s headstone, now neatly surrounded by a wood fence.
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HEADSTONE Defined for English Language Learners
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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