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tombstone

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tombstone

  1. a shaped stone laid over or erected near a grave and usually bearing an inscription to identify and preserve the memory of the deceased the historic cemetery's many tombstones marking the graves of children are telling reminders of the harshness of pioneer life Synonyms of tombstone gravestone, headstone, monument, stone Words Related to tombstone cross, marker, plaque, table, tablet; monolith, obelisk, pillar; memorial, shrine; burial, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb



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