churchyard

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church·yard

 (chûrch′yärd′)
n.
1. A yard adjacent to a church, especially a cemetery.
2. The ground on which a church stands.

churchyard

(ˈtʃɜːtʃˌjɑːd)
n
the grounds surrounding a church, usually used as a graveyard

church•yard

(ˈtʃɜrtʃˌyɑrd)

n.
the yard or ground adjoining a church, often used as a graveyard.
[1125–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.churchyard - the yard associated with a churchchurchyard - the yard associated with a church  
yard - a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings); "they opened a repair yard on the edge of town"
Translations
فِناء الكَنيسَه
hřbitov
kirkegård
sírkert
kirkjugarîur
kilise mezarlık avlusu

churchyard

[ˈtʃɜːtʃjɑːd] Ncementerio m, campo m santo

churchyard

[ˈtʃɜːrtʃjɑːrd] ncimetière m

churchyard

nFriedhof m, → Kirchhof m (old, dial)

churchyard

[ˈtʃɜːtʃˌjɑːd] ncimitero (annesso a una chiesa)

church

(tʃəːtʃ) noun
1. a building for public Christian worship.
2. a group of Christians considered as a whole. the Catholic Church.
ˈchurchyard noun
the burial ground round a church.
References in classic literature ?
The church tower, the church roof, the church yard, the prison leads, the very water-spouts and lampposts--every inch of room--swarmed with human life.
Graveside service in Wooler church yard on Wednesday 26th August at 12.
Then the Minister moved to the town of Neeha, whereby he was greeted by locals at the St Antonious Church yard.
Lot 2: For warranty deliveries for fuels for the emergency power of the town; the church yard and specific ground.
St Barnabas Church yard, in Erdington, is covered in thick grass and used as a drinking den for hoodlums who have even left human waste on graves.
liverpool uk Earlier this year, controversial pro posals to build a church extension over 87 graves at All Saints' church yard were withdrawn by the diocese after years of bitter wrangling with con servationists and families with relatives buried at the cemetery.
This, together with the hearse drawn by horses with red plumes, also marked with Liverpool FC flags, made the sad occasion a fitting tribute which was attended by mourners who filled the church and flooded out into the church yard.
Elm Street Congregational Church Yard and Bake Sale 8 a.
On the right is the church yard of St John The Baptist, while straight ahead is the Royal Station Hotel on Neville Street.
He'll be at St Augustine's Church on February 22 to tell unexpected stories from the church yard.
Published on Friday, 27 December 2013 13:09 PNN Among activities of Bethlehem Unwrapped festival, a number of activists in London erected on Thursday, a replica of Israel's Apartheid Wall that surrounds the city of Bethlehem, in the church yard of St James' near Piccadilly Circus in central London.
They took down the old stone walls that surrounded the church yard and laid old gravestones flat to create a public square with a labyrinth, mosaics with images from everyday life, quotations not from the church but compatible with its teaching, and a fountain for kids to play in.