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burial ground

  
     ( burial grounds    plural  ) A burial ground is a place where bodies are buried, especially an ancient place.      n-count   (=graveyard)  
...an ancient burial ground.     
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burial     ( burials    plural  ) A burial is the act or ceremony of putting a dead body into a grave in the ground.      n-var  
The priest prepared the body for burial..., He can have a decent burial.     


burial ground        ( burial grounds    plural  ) A burial ground is a place where bodies are buried, especially an ancient place.      n-count   (=graveyard)  
...an ancient burial ground.     

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burial ground

  
  
cemetery, churchyard, God's acre, golgotha     (rare)   graveyard, necropolis  

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burial     
burying, entombment, exequies, funeral, inhumation, interment, obsequies, sepulture  


burial ground     
cemetery, churchyard, God's acre, golgotha     (rare)   graveyard, necropolis  

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