burial ground


noun

a tract of land for burial of the dead; a cemetery, often a small or primitive one.

Nearby words

  1. burgundy,
  2. burgundy trefoil,
  3. burhel,
  4. buri,
  5. burial,
  6. burial mound,
  7. buriat,
  8. buridan's ass,
  9. buried flap,
  10. buried suture

Origin of burial ground

First recorded in 1795–1805

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for burial ground


British Dictionary definitions for burial ground

burial ground

noun

a graveyard or cemetery
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012