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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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