Definition of 'cemetery'
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After visiting the cemetery this feels so positive. The Sun (2014)The local war cemetery is named after it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His body was recovered by another group of partisans and buried in the local cemetery the next day. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)Her husband and mother had also died and it was their graves that she was visiting at the cemetery. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His name is on a memorial to missing soldiers there and he will be buried in a nearby war cemetery. The Sun (2006)Not many churches have cemeteries anymore. Christianity Today (2000)Soldiers were drafted in to dig graves for about 50 victims at one cemetery. The Sun (2013)To visit the cemetery, you now go through three military checkpoints. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wags suggest a military cemetery. The Sun (2008)It's also interesting that the "cemetery' was placed close by the river. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)We revisited two British war cemeteries, which always tug at your heart in that direct and inescapable way. Whicker's WarThe third phase consists of scores of rituals held in all the cemeteries, churches, and halls of the associations. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)A special ceremony was also held yesterday by serving and former soldiers, sailors and airmen at the military cemetery in Dunkirk. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'cemetery'
British English: cemetery /ˈsɛmɪtrɪ/ NOUN
A cemetery is a place where dead people are buried.
- American English: cemetery
- Arabic: مَقْبَرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cemitério
- Chinese: 公墓
- Croatian: groblje
- Czech: hřbitov
- Danish: kirkegård
- Dutch: begraafplaats
- European Spanish: cementerio independiente
- Finnish: hautausmaa
- French: cimetière
- German: Friedhof
- Greek: νεκροταφείο
- Italian: cimitero
- Japanese: 墓地
- Korean: 묘지
- Norwegian: kirkegård
- Polish: cmentarz
- European Portuguese: cemitério
- Romanian: cimitir
- Russian: кладбище
- Spanish: cementerio
- Swedish: kyrkogård
- Thai: สุสาน
- Turkish: mezarlık
- Ukrainian: цвинтар
- Vietnamese: nghĩa trang
Definition of cemetery from the Collins English Dictionary
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