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Meaning of CHURCHYARD

Pronunciation:  'church`yârd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the yard associated with a church
 

CHURCHYARD is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: God's acre
 
 See Also: yard

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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