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God's acre

  1. a cemetery, especially one adjacent to a church; churchyard.
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Origin of God's acre

1610–20; translation of German Gottesacker
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Related Words for god's acre

tomb, garden, graveyard, mortuary, cemetery, crypt, sepulcher, catacomb, vault, churchyard, charnel, ossuary, necropolis, grave, Golgotha, boneyard

British Dictionary definitions for god's acre

God's acre

  1. literary a churchyard or burial ground
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Word Origin for God's acre

C17: translation of German Gottesacker
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