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resting place

  1. a place where someone or something rests, esp (last resting place) the grave
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Related Words for resting place

hideaway, sanctuary, haven, support, footing, base, ground, tomb, garden, graveyard, mortuary, lounge, chair, bed, target, harbor, stop, terminal, station, foothold

Examples from the Web for resting place

Historical Examples of resting place

  • On going to them I found a resting-place in a fodder-loft, in the horse-lot of the plantation.

    Biography of a Slave

    Charles Thompson

  • Loutherbourg, the painter, found a resting-place in its churchyard.

  • Then, with Johnson's assistance, he built a resting-place in an iceberg.

  • Could not a single gull or ptarmigan find a resting-place there?

  • No tomb to mark his resting-place, either then or since, was ever seen.