god-acre

God's acre

noun
a cemetery, especially one adjacent to a church; churchyard.

Origin:
1610–20; translation of German Gottesacker

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God's acre
 
n
literary a churchyard or burial ground
 
[C17: translation of German Gottesacker]

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