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burial ground

noun
1.
a tract of land for burial of the dead; a cemetery, often a small or primitive one.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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Examples from the web for burial ground
  • Such a burial ground suggests the hominid's awareness of its own mortality.
  • Since human remains are still at the site, this area is literally a burial ground.
  • The disputed land is the site of an ancient tribal burial ground.
  • It is believed to be a royal burial ground or astronomical observatory.
British Dictionary definitions for burial ground

burial ground

noun
1.
a graveyard or cemetery
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