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CEMETERY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cemetery mean? 

CEMETERY (noun)
  The noun CEMETERY has 1 sense:

1. a tract of land used for burials

  Familiarity information: CEMETERY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CEMETERY (noun)


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Meaning:

A tract of land used for burials

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

burial ground; burial site; burying ground; cemetery; graveyard; memorial park; necropolis

Hypernyms ("cemetery" is a kind of...):

land site; site (the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cemetery"):

potter's field (a cemetery for unknown or indigent people)


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