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God's acre

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noun
  1. a cemetery, especially one adjacent to a church; churchyard.

Origin of God's acre

1610–20; translation of German Gottesacker
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God's acre

noun
  1. literary a churchyard or burial ground

Word Origin

C17: translation of German Gottesacker
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