burial ground


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burial ground

n
a graveyard or cemetery
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burial ground - a tract of land used for burialsburial ground - 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"

burial ground

noun graveyard, cemetery, churchyard, necropolis, golgotha (rare), God's acre an ancient burial ground
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burial ground

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And so the field became the first burial ground in Boston.
This, it appeared, was the Indian burial ground, and had been used for generations.
Jago in the Cape de Verd Islands, I remember having seen in a ravine a retired corner covered with bones of the goat; we at the time exclaimed that it was the burial ground of all the goats in the island.
Based on a plea from the residents of St Inez, the CCP issued a notice stating that the prayer services at the Muslim burial ground should not be conducted by using a loudspeaker.
His bolt-hole close to the pub dates back to the early 1400s, and a Baptist Chapel with burial ground was built alongside the old inn in the 1700s.
Jensen was buried in the Rose Hill Burial Ground in Birkby, a 'natural',' environmentally friendly cemetery which has graves marked only with simple slate plaques laid flat into the turf.
A NEW woodland burial ground is to open next week on Lord Derby's Knowsley estate.
And next week's Malvern Spring Gardening Show won't be without its unusual touches either, as one of the show plots will be recreating a natural burial ground garden.
Santiago's bill seeks to amend the Revised Penal Code by inserting a provision that defines grave robbery as "the taking of all or part of a tomb, coffin, monument, gravestone, or all or part of a commemorative, decorative, or other cemetery-related article or committed in a cemetery, graveyard or burial ground."
Summary: A new ride at Thorpe Park has been moved after fears that it had disturbed an ancient burial ground, prompting paranormal activity.
The cemetery - home to bodies of philosophers, poets and scientists, boasts the highest IQ per acre of any UK burial ground.
I had seen a Massachusetts Historical Commission report on the burial ground at some point, but another search was necessary to jog my memory.