noun, plural cem·e·ter·ies.
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Origin of cemetery
Words nearby cemetery
Example sentences from the Web for cemetery
“Sometimes, I just want to grab people and shake them awake,” said Robbins, as he walked up the well-worn cemetery path on a recent Friday to the shiny bronze marker bearing his son’s name.For months, he helped his son keep suicidal thoughts at bay. Then came the pandemic.|William Wan|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
The Safe and Quiet Skies Act would prohibit tours over national parks, wildlife refuges, wilderness areas, military installations, and cemeteries.The FAA Is Enabling Helicopters to Ruin the Outdoors|Frederick Reimers|October 3, 2020|Outside Online
The site did serve as a cemetery between around 5,000 and 4,400 years ago.Stonehenge enhanced voices and music within the stone ring|Bruce Bower|September 29, 2020|Science News For Students
Usually, burial in a Jewish cemetery follows immediately upon a Jewish funeral, individual mourners reverently accompanying the casket to wherever the cemetery is located.In Death, As In Life, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Balanced Being American And Jewish|LGBTQ-Editor|September 25, 2020|No Straight News
Hospitals and cemeteries struggled to keep up, and mass graves were dug to bury the dead.A Brazilian city devastated by COVID-19 may have reached herd immunity|Jonathan Lambert|September 24, 2020|Science News
The procession continued on to the Cypress Hill Cemetery, where Ramos was buried the week before.
The NYPD Emerald Society pipes and drums struck up a slow march and the procession began the journey to the cemetery.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now open a cemetery" or "Do you make doctors work as nurses?
“We cannot allow the Mediterranean to become a vast cemetery,” he said.
He is known for bragging about how he has “filled a whole cemetery.”Days of Mafia Mayhem Are Wracking Italy Once Again|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His steps led him now not to the beach, but to the Cemetery of Rocklington, amid the potato-fields.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The first interment in the cemetery of Pere la Chaise; it was laid out and prepared by order of Bonaparte.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Two days later Ollie Dangerfield was laid away under the palms and umbrella-trees in the Phœnix cemetery.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
In part of an ancient arenarium converted into a cemetery in the Catacomb of St. Priscilla similar constructions may be seen.
Thus Callixtus became the syndic of the public cemetery of the church, which still bears his name.