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cem·e·ter·y

 (sĕm′ĭ-tĕr′ē)
n. pl. cem·e·ter·ies
A place for burying the dead; a graveyard.

[Middle English cimiterie, from Old French cimitiere, from Medieval Latin cimitērium, from Late Latin coemētērium, from Greek koimētērion, from koimān, to put to sleep; see kei- in Indo-European roots.]

cemetery

(ˈsɛmɪtrɪ)
n, pl -teries
a place where the dead are buried, esp one not attached to a church
[C14: from Late Latin coemētērium, from Greek koimētērion room for sleeping, from koiman to put to sleep]

cem•e•ter•y

(ˈsɛm ɪˌtɛr i)

n., pl. -ter•ies.
a burial ground for the dead.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin coemētērium < Greek koimētḗrion a sleeping place <koimân to put to sleep]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cemetery - a tract of land used for burialscemetery - 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"

cemetery

noun graveyard, churchyard, burial ground, necropolis, God's acre There was a small cemetery just outside the town.
Translations
مَقْبَرَةمَقْبَرَه
hřbitov
kirkegårdbegravelsesplads
hautausmaahautuumaakalmisto
groblje
temető
kirkjugarîur, grafreitur
墓地
묘지
coemeterium
kapinės
kapsēta
pokopališče
kyrkogård
สุสาน
nghĩa trangnghĩa địa

cemetery

[ˈsemɪtrɪ] Ncementerio m

cemetery

[ˈsɛmətəri] ncimetière m

cemetery

nFriedhof m

cemetery

[ˈsɛmɪtrɪ] ncimitero, camposanto

cemetery

(ˈsemətri) , ((American) -teri) plural ˈcemeteries noun
a piece of ground, usually not round a church, where people are buried.

cemetery

مَقْبَرَة hřbitov kirkegård Friedhof νεκροταφείο cementerio hautausmaa cimetière groblje cimitero 墓地 묘지 begraafplaats kirkegård cmentarz cemitério кладбище kyrkogård สุสาน mezarlık nghĩa trang 公墓
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