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burial plot

noun

a piece of property within a cemetery purchased for a burial or burials, esp. for a family

Examples

The burial plot was for the grandparents and parents.

Word Origin

by 1580

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  • Some English soldiers working on their burial plot nearby stopped their digging and listened to our service.

    A Jewish Chaplain in France Lee J. Levinger
  • The snake boy and Little Toms and his father faded from Raul's mind as he walked toward the burial plot in the grove.

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • There had been set aside a burial plot, one end for the white inhabitants.

    A Little Girl in Old Quebec Amanda Millie Douglas

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