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See definition of churchyard on Dictionary.com
  • as inboneyard
  • as incemetery
  • as innecropolis

synonyms for churchyard

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

A chronicler in Rochester, Kent, wrote that parents brought their children’s corpses to mass churchyard graves upon their own shoulders because no one could be found to cart away bodies.
PANDEMICS HAVE LONG CREATED LABOR SHORTAGES. HERE’S WHY.SPENCER STRUBJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s not hard to imagine a young Hugh Grant rushing through the churchyard in a morning suit and mumbling apologies for being late again.
THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN OF PHYSICS - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSMICHAEL BROOKSMAY 12, 2021NAUTILUS
In the Chartist riots of 1839, the people tore up the railings round the churchyard to use as pikes.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The churchyard was partly surrounded by houses, and in 1781 "iron pallisadoes" were affixed to the wall.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
In 1837 the churchyard had some pleasant walks along the sides, bounded by a low wooden fence, and skirted with trees.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Inscription copied, Nov. 21, 1833, from a tombstone to a fisherman in Bathford churchyard.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
He even thought of silk and St. Paul's Churchyard and the faces of his partners in business.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Near at hand is the home where Anthony Trollope, the novelist, lived for many years, and his sister is buried in the churchyard.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
His tombstone in the churchyard consists of an anvil and hammer, wrought in stone.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
A grave-digger was carrying one of these deceased angels to the churchyard, when he stept into a tavern to take a dram.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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