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synonyms for cemetery

  • garden
  • graveyard
  • mortuary
  • tomb
  • Golgotha
  • catacomb
  • charnel
  • churchyard
  • crypt
  • grave
  • necropolis
  • ossuary
  • sepulcher
  • vault
  • God's acre
  • boot hill
  • charnel house
  • city of the dead
  • eternal home
  • funerary grounds
  • marble town
  • memorial park
  • polyandrium
  • potter's field
  • resting place
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“Sometimes, I just want to grab people and shake them awake,” said Robbins, as he walked up the well-worn cemetery path on a recent Friday to the shiny bronze marker bearing his son’s name.
FOR MONTHS, HE HELPED HIS SON KEEP SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AT BAY. THEN CAME THE PANDEMIC.WILLIAM WANNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Safe and Quiet Skies Act would prohibit tours over national parks, wildlife refuges, wilderness areas, military installations, and cemeteries.
THE FAA IS ENABLING HELICOPTERS TO RUIN THE OUTDOORSFREDERICK REIMERSOCTOBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The site did serve as a cemetery between around 5,000 and 4,400 years ago.
STONEHENGE ENHANCED VOICES AND MUSIC WITHIN THE STONE RINGBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Usually, burial in a Jewish cemetery follows immediately upon a Jewish funeral, individual mourners reverently accompanying the casket to wherever the cemetery is located.
IN DEATH, AS IN LIFE, RUTH BADER GINSBURG BALANCED BEING AMERICAN AND JEWISHLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 25, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Hospitals and cemeteries struggled to keep up, and mass graves were dug to bury the dead.
A BRAZILIAN CITY DEVASTATED BY COVID-19 MAY HAVE REACHED HERD IMMUNITYJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
His steps led him now not to the beach, but to the Cemetery of Rocklington, amid the potato-fields.
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The first interment in the cemetery of Pere la Chaise; it was laid out and prepared by order of Bonaparte.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Two days later Ollie Dangerfield was laid away under the palms and umbrella-trees in the Phœnix cemetery.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
In part of an ancient arenarium converted into a cemetery in the Catacomb of St. Priscilla similar constructions may be seen.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Thus Callixtus became the syndic of the public cemetery of the church, which still bears his name.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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