graveyard


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grave·yard

 (grāv′yärd′)
n.
1. A burial ground; a cemetery.
2. A place where worn-out or obsolete objects are kept: an automobile graveyard.

graveyard

(ˈɡreɪvˌjɑːd)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a place for graves; a burial ground, esp a small one or one in a churchyard

grave•yard

(ˈgreɪvˌyɑrd)

n.
2. a place in which obsolete or derelict objects are kept: an automobile graveyard.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.graveyard - a tract of land used for burialsgraveyard - 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"

graveyard

noun cemetery, churchyard, burial ground, charnel house, necropolis, boneyard (informal), God's acre (literary) They made their way to the graveyard to pay their respects to the dead.
Translations
مَدْفَنمَقْبَرَه
hřbitov
kirkegårdbegravelsesplads
hautausmaa
groblje
kirkjugarîur, grafreitur
墓地
묘지
pokopališče
kyrkogård
สุสาน
nghĩa trang

graveyard

[ˈgreɪvjɑːd]
A. Ncementerio m, camposanto m
B. CPD graveyard shift N (esp US) → turno m de noche, turno m nocturno

graveyard

[ˈgreɪvjɑːrd] ncimetière mgraveyard shift n (US)équipe f de nuit
to work the graveyard shift → faire partie de l'équipe de nuit

graveyard

[ˈgreɪvˌjɑːd] ncimitero

grave1

(greiv) noun
a plot of ground, or the hole dug in it, in which a dead person is buried. He laid flowers on the grave.
ˈgravedigger noun
a person whose job is digging graves.
ˈgravestone noun
a stone placed at a grave on which the dead person's name etc is written.
ˈgraveyard noun
a place where the dead are buried.

graveyard

مَدْفَن hřbitov kirkegård Friedhof νεκροταφείο cementerio hautausmaa cimetière groblje cimitero 墓地 묘지 kerkhof gravlund cmentarzysko cemitério кладбище kyrkogård สุสาน mezarlık nghĩa trang 墓地

graveyard

n. cementerio, camposanto.
References in classic literature ?
Shimerda, and was buried in the Norwegian graveyard.
Surveyor Pue, about fourscore years ago; and likewise, in a newspaper of recent times, an account of the digging up of his remains in the little graveyard of St.
In the end Marija said that she would help with ten dollars; and Jurgis being still obdurate, Elzbieta went in tears and begged the money from the neighbors, and so little Kristoforas had a mass and a hearse with white plumes on it, and a tiny plot in a graveyard with a wooden cross to mark the place.
There was no response, for a moment, in that deep darkness and that graveyard hush.
If Napoleon the First had stood in the shoes of Louis XVI that day, instead of being merely a casual and unknown looker-on, there would be no Lion of Lucerne, now, but there would be a well-stocked Communist graveyard in Paris which would answer just as well to remember the 10th of August by.
But I reckoned that with her disposition she was having a better time in the graveyard.
At the end of half an hour they were wading through the tall grass of the graveyard.
She had told Emma Jane it would be like a picnic in a graveyard, the Robinson house being as near an approach to a tomb as a house can manage to be.
The old place is all swep' away," Silas said to Dolly Winthrop on the night of his return--"the little graveyard and everything.
He is buried there, with his violin, in the graveyard of the little church, at the bottom of the slope where we used to play as children, beside the road where, when we were a little bigger, we said good-by for the last time.
So I see," said Sancho, "and God grant we may not light upon our graves; it is no good sign to find oneself wandering in a graveyard at this time of night; and that, after my telling your worship, if I don't mistake, that the house of this lady will be in an alley without an outlet.
On one hand it is overhung by the crags of the hill, on the other by an old graveyard.