here lies buried.

Origin of H.J.S.

From the Latin word hīc jacet sepultus

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Examples from the Web for hjs

  • The Hjs from all parts of the Muslim world at length arrive weary and worn at one of these stages.

    The Faith of Islam|Edward Sell

British Dictionary definitions for hjs


abbreviation for (on gravestones)

hic jacet sepultus

Word Origin for HJS

Latin: here lies buried

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