resting place


: a place where people can stop and rest
We found a good resting place by the side of the trail.
: a place where someone is buried
her final/last resting place
: a place where something has been put
The monument was moved to a new resting place.

Examples of resting place in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Researchers excavated five unmarked graves at the cemetery in 1999 in an effort to find Samuel Washington’s resting place. Mindy Weisberger, CNN, 28 Mar. 2024 According to The Blast, the late actor's resting place will be the Temple of Aaron Cemetery in Roseville, Minnesota. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 2 Mar. 2024 Roy contests this theory, explaining that contusions on the backs of the dead calves show that they were dragged to their resting place by other members of the herd. Jack Guy, CNN, 14 Mar. 2024 And, ultimately, finding some semblance of a dignified resting place. Dan Barry, New York Times, 7 Mar. 2024 That night, the younger bear carved out a resting place and drifted off, setting the perfect scene for Sarikhani's photo. USA TODAY, 10 Feb. 2024 The spacecraft was still transmitting data from its resting place near the moon’s south pole as of Wednesday afternoon. Jackie Wattles, CNN, 28 Feb. 2024 That's the Neon Museum in a nutshell, a dazzling final resting place for the city's most iconic neon signs. Laura Parker, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 This is a story about saying goodbye to your best friend, and the growing community of pet owners who want a respectful resting place for their best friend. Matt Keenan, Kansas City Star, 6 Feb. 2024

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“Resting place.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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