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synonyms for headstone

  • marker
  • monument
  • tombstone
  • keystone
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How to use headstone in a sentence

Chunks of concrete and large field stones lie about — a common grave marker for people who couldn’t afford headstones, archaeologists say.
AFRICAN AMERICAN GRAVESITES DETECTED NEAR THE CAPITAL BELTWAY WILL BE SPARED IN ROAD-WIDENING PLANSKATHERINE SHAVERSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They find Jaguar’s grave along the cemetery’s main road, amid a sea of other headstones inscribed with the names of people who fought in conflicts many decades ago.
‘WAS THIS ALL WORTH IT?’ GRIEVING THE DEATH OF ONE OF THE LAST U.S. SOLDIERS KILLED IN AFGHANISTANW.J. HENNIGANSEPTEMBER 2, 2021TIME
The tears are still there, but now I see the flowers laid on the headstones and am grateful for the passing of time.
WHY A GOLD STAR WIDOW HIDES ON MEMORIAL DAYMICHELLE BLACKMAY 31, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Alongside headstones honoring fallen Confederate soldiers, little flags flutter in the late spring breeze, each marked with the date when North Carolina seceded from the Union.
THE CONFEDERACY’S FINAL RESTING PLACEMARC FISHERMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While there’s some dispute as to where Johnson is actually buried, a headstone bearing his name and the word “Citizen” in Arlington Cemetery is widely thought to be his final resting place.
THE DISEASE THAT ALMOST FELLED ABRAHAM LINCOLNFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 4, 2020OZY
When all other service is vain from plant and tree, the soft Mosses and grey Lichens take up their watch by the headstone.
THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
He sleeps with the undistinguishable multitude, and his headstone is lettered, "Unknown."
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Above the coffin on Alderton's headstone is an ornament, apparently palms.
IN SEARCH OF GRAVESTONES OLD AND CURIOUSW.T. (WILLIAM THOMAS) VINCENT
It is found, however, on a headstone of a somewhat weak design in Old Hornsey Churchyard.
IN SEARCH OF GRAVESTONES OLD AND CURIOUSW.T. (WILLIAM THOMAS) VINCENT
Over the headstone presently came the knee pants, the faded calico waist with bone buttons.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HEADSTONE

  • cornerstone
  • crown
  • foundation
  • headstone
  • mainstay
  • principle
  • root
  • support
  • wedge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.