Definition of graveyard noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡreɪvjɑːd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡreɪvjɑːrd//
    Religious buildings, Death
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  1. 1an area of land, often near a church, where people are buried compare cemetery, churchyard See related entries: Religious buildings, Death
  2. 2a place where things or people that are not wanted are sent or left a graveyard for cars The club has become a graveyard for mediocre provincial bands.
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