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resting place

noun
  1. a place where someone or something rests, esp (last resting place) the grave
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Examples from the Web for resting place

Historical Examples

  • 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.

    Anabasis

    Xenophon