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Tomb·stone

 (to͞om′stōn′)
A city of southeast Arizona southeast of Tucson. After silver was discovered here in 1877, Tombstone became one of the richest and most lawless frontier mining towns.

tomb·stone

 (to͞om′stōn′)
n.
A gravestone.

tombstone

(ˈtuːmˌstəʊn)
n
another word for gravestone

Tombstone

(ˈtuːmˌstəʊn)
n
(Placename) a town in the US, in Arizona: scene of the gunfight at the OK Corral in 1881. Pop: 1547 (2003 est)

tomb•stone

(ˈtumˌstoʊn)

n.
a stone marker, usu. inscribed, on a tomb or grave.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tombstone - a stone that is used to mark a gravetombstone - a stone that is used to mark a grave
tomb, grave - a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"
monument, memorial - a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
stone - building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"

tombstone

noun gravestone, memorial, monument, marker, headstone What were the words inscribed on his tombstone?
Translations
شاهِد القَبْر
náhrobní kámen
gravsten
GrabsteinLeichenstein
hautakivi
pierre tombalefaire-part de clôture
sírkő
legsteinn
nagrobnik

tombstone

[ˈtuːmstəʊn] Nlápida f (sepulcral)

tombstone

[ˈtuːmstəʊn] npierre f tombale

tombstone

nGrabstein m

tombstone

[ˈtuːmˌstəʊn] npietra tombale

tomb

(tuːm) noun
a hole or vault in the ground in which a dead body is put; a grave. He was buried in the family tomb.
ˈtombstone noun
an ornamental stone placed over a grave on which the dead person's name etc is engraved.
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