graveside

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grave·side

 (grāv′sīd′)
n.
The area beside a grave.

graveside

(ˈɡreɪvˌsaɪd)
n
the side of a grave
Translations

graveside

[ˈgreɪvsaɪd] N at the gravesidejunto a la tumba

graveside

[ˈgreɪvsaɪd] nautour de la tombe
at sb's graveside (at sb's funeral)à l'enterrement de qn
References in classic literature ?
In accordance with a custom of the time and place, the coffin was opened at the graveside and the entire assembly of friends and neighbors filed past, taking a last look at the face of the dead.
They say items such as plant pots and plastic fencing will be removed from gravesides or memorials from September.
However, the authority says memorial crosses can be left at gravesides or memorials on Remembrance Sunday, although they too will be removed two weeks later.
Wellmy dear Harry Patch you have finally gone Our last Tommy soldier from GreatWorldWar One Last thing at night when you closed your eyes Did you hear the sounds of your comrades cries For 80 long years you kept your silence on war You told no stories about the blood and the gore In 98, you relented and bravely opened your heart Hoping that no more futile wars would start One day, Harry, I''ll go to the Green Fields of France To see the red poppies, in the breeze, as they dance I''ll walk by the gravesides of the fallen young men And knowthat you''re with your comrades again.
No more battles Harry you are finally free But thank you Harry for fighting for me But can you tell me Harry why this new war began What the hell are we doing fighting in Afghanistan Every day news of another new slaughter Someone's son, someone's daughter, someone's husband, someone's wife Another loss of a precious life We are now being told it could take many years How many more deaths, how many more tears Grieving families, distraught at gravesides 21st Century Willie McBrides But tell me Dear Harry was it truly in vain Because it's starting to happen again and again by Mary Aspinall
But tonight they will be back home, having won temporary permission to personally tend family gravesides.
Since opening 19 years ago, the public have been permitted to decorate the gravesides even though the small print said the cemetery would be grass only.
It should begin at our cemeteries, at the gravesides of those who gave their lives for duty, honor and country.
DRUNKEN tramps are causing chaos at funerals by boozing at gravesides and begging from mourners.
FLOWERS and plants have been stolen from gravesides.
UPSET: The funeral for the unknown babies at Allerton cemetery, Liverpool; Pictures: COLIN LANE; TRIBUTE: Pity II co-founder Paula O'Leary (right) stands at the graveside; RESPECT: Floral messages adorned the gravesides, while parents paid tribute to the unknown young
Common sense dictates that you should take cuttings only from roses growing on gravesides old enough that the survivors aren't still paying visits .