Synonyms for graveyard

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And he stood there lookin', and he says to me: 'No, Katy, that is a graveyard.'

On walks along the waterfront he would treat it all like a graveyard.

So you stop away from school, and I find you in the graveyard!

But he rather liked to visit the graveyard on Sunday afternoons.

Kendrick, I wasn't so far off when I talked about that graveyard trip, eh?

The graveyard is a ridiculous place for anybody to be, but I shall be there—and soon.

"We run afoul of each other over to the graveyard," he grunted.

Excuse me, Mr. Bangs, but have you been spendin' this lovely forenoon in the graveyard?

He turned away at last, and was leaving the graveyard, when some one touched him on the arm.

Start the first fire directly beyond the graveyard to the east.

WORD ORIGIN

1773, from grave (n.) + yard (n.1). Graveyard shift "late-night work" is c.1907, from earlier nautical term, in reference to the loneliness of after-hours work.

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boneyard

nounburial ground
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