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  1. here lies buried.

Origin of H.J.S.

From the Latin word hīc jacet sepultus
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Examples from the Web for hjs

Historical Examples

  • The Hjs from all parts of the Muslim world at length arrive weary and worn at one of these stages.

    The Faith of Islam

    Edward Sell

British Dictionary definitions for hjs


abbreviation for (on gravestones)
  1. hic jacet sepultus

Word Origin

Latin: here lies buried
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