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1: the yard associated with a church [syn: churchyard, God's acre]
noun Date: 12th century a yard that belongs to a church and is often used as a burial ground n. the enclosed ground around a church, esp. as used for burials.
Churchyard Church"yard`, n. The ground adjoining a church, in which the dead are buried; a cemetery. Like graves in the holy churchyard. --Shak. Syn: Burial place; burying ground; graveyard; necropolis; cemetery; God's acre.
(churchyards) A churchyard is an area of land around a church where dead people are buried. N-COUNT
Burying-ground, burial-ground, graveyard, cemetery, necropolis. God's acre. n.
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