What does graveyard mean?

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ˈgreɪvˌyɑrdgrave·yard

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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. graveyardnoun

    A tract of land in which the dead are buried.

  2. graveyardnoun

    A final storage place for collections of things that are no longer useful or useable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graveyardnoun

    a yard or inclosure for the interment of the dead; a cemetery

Freebase

  1. Graveyard

    A graveyard is any place set aside for long-term burial of the dead, with or without monuments such as headstones. In countries with a Christian tradition it is usually located near and administered by a church. From the early 19th century, new burying grounds were frequently founded as cemeteries, which are burying grounds that are separate from a church or parish.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of graveyard in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of graveyard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of graveyard in a Sentence

  1. Calvin Coolidge or Woodrow Wilson:

    Changing a college curriculum is like moving a graveyard--you never know how many friends the dead have until you try to move them!

  2. Li Shaoxian:

    Whether it is a graveyard depends on whether a country seeks hegemony.

  3. Erich Fromm:

    The history of man is a graveyard of great cultures that came to catastrophic ends because of their incapacity for planned, rational, voluntary reaction to challenge.

  4. Steve Brusatte:

    We have a site where a lot of these animals died together and were preserved together, so, basically, it's a mass graveyard.

  5. Steve Brusatte:

    We read reports about a German geology student who in the 1970s found fragments of bone, but didn't know what to make of them, we went back to the site and found that there weren't just a few fragments, but a mass graveyard!

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