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tombstone

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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

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The first known use of tombstone was in 1565

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“Tombstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tombstone. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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