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national cemetery

noun
1.
a cemetery, maintained by the U.S. government, for persons who have served honorably in the armed forces.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
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  • At the national cemetery in the capital, a mob tore apart the late dictator's marble- and-granite mausoleum.

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