God's acre


noun

a cemetery, especially one adjacent to a church; churchyard.

Origin of God's acre

1610–20; translation of German Gottesacker

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British Dictionary definitions for god's acre

God's acre

noun

literary a churchyard or burial ground

Word Origin for God's acre

C17: translation of German Gottesacker

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