a cemetery, maintained by the U.S. government, for persons who have served honorably in the armed forces.
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How to use national cemetery in a sentence
Fifty years ago on May 29, 1964, Jackie Kennedy, accompanied by her two children, returned to Arlington national cemetery.
The memorial, the only one of its kind in the country, sits at the entrance of Arlington national cemetery.The Names You Don’t Hear: Nearly 200 Women Have Died in Iraq and Afghanistan | Kate Hoit | May 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This eulogy was given at Arlington national cemetery two weeks later.A Man to Believe In: Eulogy for Marine Master Sergeant Aaron Torian | Elliot Ackerman | March 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Gates ends his book by noting he will be buried in Section 60 in Arlington national cemetery.
The funeral will be in December at Arlington national cemetery.
Here in 1862 were some fields and a house or two; now there are a national cemetery and other improvements.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce | Ambrose Bierce
The battered remnant of the marble monument has been removed to the national cemetery.Life On The Mississippi, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Later, however, both were taken up and buried in the national cemetery at Newbern.Personal Recollections of the Civil War | James Madison Stone
In 1866 she secured the erection of a monument to the fallen soldiers in the national cemetery, at Hampton.Unitarianism in America | George Willis Cooke
East of the city is a large national cemetery containing more than 13,000 graves of Federal soldiers.