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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  churchyard 
  n  :  the  yard  associated  with  a  church  [syn:  {God's  acre}] 




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