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graveyard

noun

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a piece of land used for burying the dead
  • reflecting the Quaker avoidance of personal vanity, the graveyard is not marked by so much as a single headstone

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The first known use of graveyard was in 1761

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“Graveyard.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/graveyard. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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