graveyard

[greyv-yahrd]
noun
1.
a burial ground, often associated with smaller rural churches, as distinct from a larger urban or public cemetery.
2.
Informal. graveyard shift.
3.
a place in which obsolete or derelict objects are kept: an automobile graveyard.

Origin:
1765–75; grave1 + yard2

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graveyard (ˈɡreɪvˌjɑːd)
 
n
a place for graves; a burial ground, esp a small one or one in a churchyard

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Many graveyards in cities were located on land enclosed within the city walls.
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