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a burial ground, often associated with smaller rural churches, as distinct from a larger urban or public cemetery.
a place in which obsolete or derelict objects are kept:
an automobile graveyard.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Meigs cast about for a new
to accommodate the rising tide of bodies.
Eventually, the dinosaur
was covered with sediment and preserved for tens of millions of years.
The building was near a
which may have had something to do with it.
Services, in contrast, appear to be a
The country was a smoking
, whose citizens mostly regarded their new rulers with fear and suspicion.
The evidence is silent, lost in the
These days the
hardly lends itself to quiet reverie.
The murdered gorillas were carried out of the park and to a nearby
He had entered a drug-treatment program and landed a job working the
shift at a condiment factory in the suburbs.
Anyone hoping for a level of fence-whitewashing or a trip through the
will be sorely disappointed.
British Dictionary definitions for
a place for graves; a burial ground, esp a small one or one in a churchyard
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Lips that sealed up the sense from gnawing time Now beg the favor with a graveyard grin.
Cecil Day Lewis
The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from one graveyard to another.
J. Frank Dobie
I do not think of you lying in the wet clay Of a Monaghan graveyard;