What does graveyard mean?

Definitions for graveyard
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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  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. Chuck Schumer:

    Make no mistake : the era of Mitch McConnell's legislative graveyard is over.

  2. Andrew Adeleke:

    The church is not supposed to be a graveyard, it is supposed to be a temple of celebration and worship and the beauty is to be able to express our love to God, even when things are not perfect in our lives.

  3. Li Shaoxian:

    The Middle East is a touchstone for major powers, whether it is a graveyard depends on whether a country seeks hegemony.

  4. 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!

  5. Suhail Shaheen:

    Afghanistan is the Graveyard of Empires. Afghanistan is a swamp, the more you move, the more you bog down.

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