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Synonyms for graveyard

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  1. graveyardnoun

    churchyard, cemetery, burial-ground, necropolis

  2. graveyardnoun

    A tract of land in which the dead are buried.

    burial-ground, churchyard, necropolis, cemetery

  3. graveyardnoun

    A final storage place for collections of things that are no longer useful or useable.

    cemetery, churchyard, burial-ground, necropolis

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cemetery, graveyard, burial site, burial ground, burying ground, memorial park, necropolisnoun

    a tract of land used for burials

    necropolis, burying ground, burial site, cemetery, burial ground, memorial park

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  1. graveyardnoun

    cemetery, necropolis, mortuary, churchyard, burial-ground, burying-ground

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "graveyard":

    cemetery, tomb, grave

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  1. Steve Brusatte:

    We have a site where a lot of these animals died together and were preserved together, so, basically, it's a mass graveyard.

  2. Suhail Shaheen:

    Afghanistan is the Graveyard of Empires. Afghanistan is a swamp, the more you move, the more you bog down.

  3. Mike Matthews:

    Even when people realize they have a soft tissue injury, they often carry on with their program and whistle past the graveyard, hoping it gets better with time, more often than not, it just gets worse and worse until it hurts badly enough that the person simply can't train due to the pain.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    Make no mistake : the era of Mitch McConnell's legislative graveyard is over.

  5. Andrew Schneider:

    It's no accident that the church and the graveyard stand side by side. The city of the dead sleeps encircled by the city of the living.

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