a cemetery, especially one adjacent to a church; churchyard.
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tomb, garden, graveyard, mortuary, cemetery, crypt, sepulcher, catacomb, vault, churchyard, charnel, ossuary, necropolis, grave, Golgotha, boneyard
Origin of God's acre
1610–20; translation of German Gottesacker
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literary a churchyard or burial ground
Word Origin for God's acre
C17: translation of German Gottesacker
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