gravestones

plural of gravestone
as in tombstones
a shaped stone laid over or erected near a grave and usually bearing an inscription to identify and preserve the memory of the deceased we love to tour old cemeteries and read the hauntingly poetic inscriptions on the gravestones

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“Gravestones.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gravestones. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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