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synonyms for boneyard

  • God's acre
  • Golgotha
  • boot hill
  • catacomb
  • cemetery
  • charnel
  • charnel house
  • churchyard
  • city of the dead
  • crypt
  • eternal home
  • funerary grounds
  • garden
  • grave
  • graveyard
  • marble town
  • memorial park
  • mortuary
  • necropolis
  • ossuary
  • polyandrium
  • potter's field
  • resting place
  • sepulcher
  • tomb
  • vault
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How to use boneyard in a sentence

Hawthorne would plainly have seized the romantic essence of the idea and would have avoided the boneyard of ‘problem morality.’
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSONWALTER RALEIGH
What had been a flourishing cattle country was a boneyard where the agents of fertilizer factories bargained for skeletons.
ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
I've seen 'all-right' men like you hitting the hurry trail for the boneyard before now.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
If it hadn't been for my dog his old boneyard could never have gone twice around the track, anyway.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
Then one day he drove a team of boneyard mules into Blue Dog with a wagonload of stuff that the natives stared at.
SHORTY MCCABE ON THE JOBSEWELL FORD
The next step in his career, as he well knew, would be the glue factory and the boneyard.
HORSES NINESEWELL FORD
He said I'd got a boneyard of some ancient people, and he'd rob graves to find out all about them olden times.
A MAN IN THE OPENROGER POCOCK
It seems to be one big boneyard; I saw cars of bones on every sidetrack as I came through.
TRAIL'S ENDGEORGE W. OGDEN
It would lift them out of the boneyard of antiquity and put them fifty years ahead of their competitors.
RED-ROBINJANE ABBOTT
Why on earth was Robin worrying her little head over the Mills and talking so absurdly about a boneyard?
RED-ROBINJANE ABBOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BONEYARD

  • God's acre
  • boneyard
  • burial ground
  • cemetery
  • charnel house
  • memorial park
  • necropolis
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.