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graveside

[greyv-sahyd] /ˈgreɪvˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the area beside a grave.
adjective
2.
being or conducted beside a grave:
a graveside funeral service.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; grave1 + side1
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  • The shelter building takes the place of the tented graveside service traditionally held at private cemeteries.
  • For a set dollar contribution, the cemetery will take care of providing flowers for the graveside.
  • There will be no graveside services at winter burials.
  • The internment service is a traditional graveside service although it is held in the committal shelter.
  • The service is essentially a traditional graveside service although it is held in the committal shelter.
  • The interment service is a traditional graveside service although it is held in the committal shelter.
  • The interment service is essentially a traditional graveside service although it is held in the committal shelter.
  • The traditional graveside service is held in the committal shelter.
  • Direct burial includes a graveside service in the fee.
  • graveside military honors include the firing of three volleys each by seven service members.

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