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God's acre

noun
1.
a cemetery, especially one adjacent to a church; churchyard.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; translation of German Gottesacker
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God's acre

noun
1.
(literary) a churchyard or burial ground
Word Origin
C17: translation of German Gottesacker
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