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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British Dictionary definitions for god's acre
literary a churchyard or burial ground
Word Origin for God's acre
C17: translation of German Gottesacker
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