burial ground


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burial ground

n
a graveyard or cemetery
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burial ground - a tract of land used for burialsburial ground - a tract of land used for burials  
potter's field - a cemetery for unknown or indigent people
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"

burial ground

noun graveyard, cemetery, churchyard, necropolis, golgotha (rare), God's acre an ancient burial ground
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burial ground

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And so the field became the first burial ground in Boston.
This, it appeared, was the Indian burial ground, and had been used for generations.
Jago in the Cape de Verd Islands, I remember having seen in a ravine a retired corner covered with bones of the goat; we at the time exclaimed that it was the burial ground of all the goats in the island.
Tenders are invited for Proposed constrcution of compost yard and bio-gas plant at oragadam burial ground, thangal eri park, menambedu burial ground, tnhb 61st street park, kannagi nagar burial ground and bio gas plant at gandhi main road in div 79,80,81,82,83,84, z-7
The Beautiful Burial Ground scheme will record and map historic buildings and monuments and species found in churchyards and cemeteries, to encourage more people to visit them and help secure their future.
Based on a plea from the residents of St Inez, the CCP issued a notice stating that the prayer services at the Muslim burial ground should not be conducted by using a loudspeaker.
AGRAVE find has confirmed historical records of a medieval burial ground on a visitor attraction island.
of Algoma, who was aware of the pending merger and knew about the property's former life as a burial ground.
At the heart of the site's redevelopment will be a permanent outdoor memorial to the historic African Burial Ground that was located on a portion of the site, along with a related indoor cultural center.
The 618-10 Burial Ground was one of just two burial grounds at Hanford to use vertically buried pipes, called vertical pipe units, to dispose of radioactive and hazardous chemical waste.
A ROW has broken out over plans to build houses near a burial ground.
The African Burial Ground in New York City: Memory, Spirituality, and Space