An isolated suburban spot where mourners match lies, poets write at a target and stone-cutters spell for a wager. The inscriptions following will serve to illustrate the success attained in these Olympian games: His virtues were so conspicuous that his enemies, unable to overlook them, denied them, and his friends, to whose loose lives they were a rebuke, represented them as vices. They are here commemorated by his family, who shared them. In the earth we here prepare a Place to lay our little Clara. Thomas M. and Mary Frazer P.S. -- Gabriel will raise her.
A place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; a graveyard; a churchyard; a necropolis.
Large parcels of land used for burying deceased persons. May be public or private, the private usually being of a specific religious denomination.
Any land that is set apart or used as a place of internment of the dead or in which human bodies have been buried.
A burial ground containing the remains of non-Native Americans. The term is derived from the Greek koimeterion, literally a "sleeping place" or "dormitory". Just like college housing directors, cemetery operators seek to cram as many bodies into as little space as they can. Cemetery decorations and upkeep, however, are usually much superior to those of dormitories and seldom subjected to damage by the residents.
The formal burial grounds for the remains of the dead. Most of the mission cemeteries were sited adjacent to the mission church.
a tract of land used for burials
a burial ground or graveyard, usually in an enclosed area of land
a classic place to attempt this
a collection of dead organ ic matter
a collection of dead organic matter
a gathering place of corpses
a good place to start--especially an old one," Oester says
a holier place than a synagogue
a named term that designates a series of work completed over a four week-period, containing a series of Crypts, which contain a series of Corpses
an ideal place to conceal a body, with either a double or falsified burial
a perfectly acceptable place to go cruising for dates
a place for disposition of human remains
a place for the dead to rest in peace
a place in which dead bodies are buried
a place that is used for internment, either in graves or mausoleums
a place (usually an enclosed area of land) to which dead bodies are brought (usually with hearses) and buried
a place where a loved one may be buried
a place where people pay their respects for the dead
a place where the ceremonials of death are observed, with different rites and practices across cultures and religions
a place where we not only bury the dead, but also a place of celebration knowing our beloved journey now to God, our final home
a quiet place
a ZONE for the DEAD
A place where the dead are buried.
a location where individuals are buried
Ground for burial, in which final aspects of the funeral ceremony are often held.
Burial site in the earth. Early Christian writers coined the word cemetery as a euphemism to refer to where dead people were buried. It comes from the Greek word koimeterion, meaning, "to sleep." The first recorded use of the word in English was 1387. The word graveyard came into use in the early nineteenth century.
Proximity or view of a cemetery or burial site.
a place for interring the dead. The term "cemetery" denotes that the interrments took place in the 19th and 20th centuries, and differs from a "burying ground" in that it is landscaped, and is often a private graveyard.
(1 definitions) mausoleum
An area set aside for burial of the dead; in Latin American culture known as "campo santo," or holy field.
A place or area for burying the dead.
An area of ground set aside for burial or entombment of the deceased.
If the cemetery was well kept, it signifies coming happiness and prosperity. However, if the general appearance of the place was dreary, you must expect a bit of trouble first.
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