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burying ground

a burial ground.
Origin of burying ground
1705-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • At length, as he served the sick, he was smitten with the plague, and was laid in the burying-ground of the Laics.

  • Around about on the hill is the burying-ground of their chiefs.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • I went up through the old Chippewa burying-ground to their head, and sat down on a large stone to look.

    At Home And Abroad Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • We finished our excursion by a visit to St. John's Church and burying-ground.

    When Grandmamma Was New Marion Harland
  • There is an Indian burying-ground on open land above the beach on that side of Round Island.

    The Skeleton On Round Island Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • She was the first to be laid to rest in the burying-ground on Cape Sunrise.

    West Wind Drift George Barr McCutcheon
  • "Your choice is easy made," she faltered mysteriously, and then burst out laughing, there in front of the burying-ground.

    The Life of Nancy Sarah Orne Jewett
  • On our way, we pass a burying-ground, which my companion says he is ashamed to have me see.

    To Cuba and Back Richard Henry Dana
  • Four neighbours carried the corpse to the burying-ground, following the imaun, who recited some prayers.

  • In its burying-ground twenty generations now sleep the sleep of death.

    The London Pulpit J. Ewing Ritchie

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