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burying ground

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noun
  1. a burial ground.
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Origin of burying ground

First recorded in 1705–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • There is only one more grave in the burying-ground,—that is all.

    The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII)

    John Greenleaf Whittier

  • Some one may here whisper, "Look at the state of your Singapore burying-ground."

  • Just to the east of 3321 P Street was the old Lutheran burying-ground.

  • “It must be on its summit, they have their burying-ground,” observes Gaspar, gazing upward.

  • It was midnight, and Hokosa with his wife stood in the burying-ground of the kings of the Amasuka.

    The Wizard

    H. Rider Haggard