churchyard

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church·yard

 (chûrch′yärd′)
n.
1. A yard adjacent to a church, especially a cemetery.
2. The ground on which a church stands.

churchyard

(ˈtʃɜːtʃˌjɑːd)
n
the grounds surrounding a church, usually used as a graveyard

church•yard

(ˈtʃɜrtʃˌyɑrd)

n.
the yard or ground adjoining a church, often used as a graveyard.
[1125–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.churchyard - the yard associated with a churchchurchyard - the yard associated with a church  
yard - a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings); "they opened a repair yard on the edge of town"
Translations
فِناء الكَنيسَه
hřbitov
kirkegård
sírkert
kirkjugarîur
kilise mezarlık avlusu

churchyard

[ˈtʃɜːtʃjɑːd] Ncementerio m, campo m santo

churchyard

[ˈtʃɜːrtʃjɑːrd] ncimetière m

churchyard

nFriedhof m, → Kirchhof m (old, dial)

churchyard

[ˈtʃɜːtʃˌjɑːd] ncimitero (annesso a una chiesa)

church

(tʃəːtʃ) noun
1. a building for public Christian worship.
2. a group of Christians considered as a whole. the Catholic Church.
ˈchurchyard noun
the burial ground round a church.
References in classic literature ?
The church tower, the church roof, the church yard, the prison leads, the very water-spouts and lampposts--every inch of room--swarmed with human life.
Rev Allen said: "A lot of people walk through our grounds with their dogs or alone and I think it would be a good idea for everyone to help make the church yard a nicer place.
00noon, followed by interment at Lesbury Church Yard.
APPALLED: Rev Andrew Wadsworth in the church yard where the attack took place.
They stripped large sheets of lead from the roof and bundled it together in the church yard.
The Rev William Smith has applied for planning permission from Nun-eaton and Bedworth Borough Council to use the land at St Giles' Church yard, Ash Green, for the garden.
We even had a snow bride and groom in the church yard for them.
Public Service at Capel-y-Morfa, Kidwelly at 11am, followed by interment at St Maelog's Church Yard.
Funeral service to be held on Friday 22nd December 2017 in Corley Parish Church, Corley at 1pm followed by burial in the church yard.
He was one of five brought to justice for the act, with others caught short at York Races and even a church yard.
According to the police, a woman had reported at 9am that she saw a man trying to hide a women's handbag in a church yard.
Contract notice: NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (AGCSU), on behalf of NHS England Central Midlands and Herts Valleys CCG, is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver GP services at New Surgery, St Peters House, Church Yard, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5AE.