resting place

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resting place

n
a place where someone or something rests, esp (last resting place) the grave
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Translations

resting place

[ˈrestɪŋpleɪs] N (also last or final resting place) → última morada f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

resting place

nRastplatz m; (euph: = grave) → Ruhestätte f
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resting place

[ˈrɛstɪŋpleɪs] n
a. (gen) → posto or luogo dove riposarsi
b. (grave) → ultima dimora
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References in classic literature ?
We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that this nation might live.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
I am seeking the last resting place of those "ruffians." When I find it I shall shed some tears on it, and stack up some bouquets and immortelles, and cart away from it some gravel whereby to remember that howsoever blotted by crime their lives may have been, these ruffians did one just deed, at any rate, albeit it was not warranted by the strict letter of the law.
We buried Snider beside the Rhine, and no stone marks his last resting place. Beasts do not require headstones.
And it was at Tarzan's request that three volleys were fired over the last resting place of "a brave man, who met his death bravely."
"If a fly happens to light upon his tin body he doesn't rudely brush it off, as some people might do; he asks it politely to find some other resting place."
White; RESTING PLACES; Open Books Press (Fiction: Christian) 16.95 ISBN: 9781941799239
Critique: An inherently absorbing novel from beginning to end, "Resting Places" is ultimately an inspiring, upbeat story of genuine faith in what we cannot see except with our hearts.
Bereaved families hit out at Coventry City Council over the state of Lenton's Lane burial ground as the final resting places of loved ones were submerged by heavy rain.
Culverts usually increase velocities and remove resting places for the fish.