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1. A cemetery.
2. A place where the bones of wild animals accumulate.
3. A place where refuse, especially discarded cars, accumulates or is kept.


an informal name for a cemetery



1. a cemetery.
2. a place where the bones of wild animals accumulate.
3. a place where old or discarded cars, etc., are collected before being disposed of.
[1850–55, Amer.]
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A past president of the Society of Aviation History, Nicholas Veronico has written over two dozen works on aviation history, including Wreckchasing: A Guide to Finding Aircraft Crash Sites (1992) and Military Aircraft Boneyards (2000).
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2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are noting an impressive response as local history buffs are taking a tour of Detroit's Boneyards in historian Richard Bak's new book, Boneyards; Detroit Under Ground," said Jane Hoehner, Director of Wayne State University Press, located in the heart of Detroit's cultural district.