What does Cemetery mean?

Definitions for Cemetery
ˈsɛm ɪˌtɛr iceme·te·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cemetery, graveyard, burial site, burial ground, burying ground, memorial park, necropolisnoun

    a tract of land used for burials

Wiktionary

  1. cemeterynoun

    A place where the dead are buried; a graveyard or memorial park.

  2. Etymology: From cimiterie, from cimitiere, from cimiterium, from coemeterium, from κοιμητήριον, from κοιμάω; compare cœmeterium.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cemeterynoun

    A place where the dead are reposited.

    Etymology: ϰοιμητήϱιον.

    The souls of the dead appear frequently in cemeteries, and hover about the places where their bodies are buried, as still hankering about their old brutal pleasures, and desiring again to enter the body. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 90.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cemeterynoun

    a place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; a graveyard; a churchyard; a necropolis

  2. Etymology: [L. cemeterium, Gr. a sleeping chamber, burial place, fr. to put to sleep.]

Freebase

  1. Cemetery

    A cemetery is a spatially defined area where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred. The term "cemetery" implies that the land is specifically designated as a burial ground. The intact or cremated remains of people may be interred in a grave, commonly referred to as burial, or in a tomb, an "above-ground grave", a mausoleum, columbarium, or other edifice. In Western cultures, funeral ceremonies are often observed in cemeteries. These ceremonies or rites of passage differ according to cultural practices and religious beliefs. Modern cemeteries often include crematoria, and some grounds previously used for both, continue as crematoria as a principal use long after the interment areas have been filled.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cemetery

    sem′e-tėr-i, n. a burying-ground. [Low L. cæmeterium—Gr. koimētērion.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. CEMETERY

    The one place where princes and paupers, porters and presidents are finally on the dead level.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cemetery in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cemetery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Cemetery in a Sentence

  1. James Shea:

    Director of Public Safety James Shea told reporters Friday. Based on what we know now, the amount of guns, the amount of ammunition, the fact that they had explosive devices -- we would have to assume they planned to do a lot more damage than we allowed them to do. THOUSANDS MOURN, ATTEND FUNERALS FOR Jersey City SHOOTING VICTIMS Police officers stand near the scene of a gun fight at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Thursday. Anderson and Graham appear to have acted alone even though they had expressed interest in the Black Hebrew Israelites, a fringe religious group that often disparages whites and Jews, New Jersey officials have said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday that the attack was driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement and is being investigated as an act of domestic terrorism. The evidence points toward acts of hate. I can confirm that were investigating this matter as potential acts of domestic terrorism fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal added that social media posts, witness interviews and other evidence reflected the couples hatred of Jews and police. Orthodox Jewish men carry Moshe Deutsch's casket outside a Brooklyn synagogue following Moshe Deutsch funeral on Wednesday in New York. Moshe Deutsch was one of the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The attackers killed three people in the market, in addition to the police officer at a cemetery about a mile away, before dying in an hourslong gunbattle with police Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Public Safety James Shea called Seals the ultimate detective or officer we would point to to tell young officers, This is how you should behave.

  2. Dorothy Holmes:

    My son's supposed to be here, he's not supposed to be over at Mount Hope Cemetery.

  3. Fakhri Yusuf Fakhri:

    They do all the process at home smoothly, around 4 p.m. we depart to the cemetery, and the whole funeral procession was finished before dark.

  4. Evgeny Leshan:

    At the cemetery in the village of Granitne, near which we fought, there are graves of civilians who died due to Russian artillery shelling, actually, this is the essence of Russian expansion. Russians call themselves.

  5. Adam Aja:

    It is uncertain what constrained our cemetery, forcing such an overuse of each square meter of soil, it was never clear whether the cemetery was circumscribed so that all burials were forced into a particular plot or whether the burials were clustered around some feature in the landscape. In either case, if this measured density was extrapolated across just the excavated areas, the number of burials would top 1200 persons.

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