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Noun: graveyard  'greyv,yaa(r)d
  1. A tract of land used for burials
    - cemetery, burial site, burial ground, burying ground, memorial park, necropolis, boneyard
     
  2. A final resting place for something that is obsolete, broken or no longer useable
    "Afghanistan has been known over the years as the graveyard of empires"; "Off the shore of Staten Island rests a veritable graveyard of decommissioned, scrapped, and abandoned ships"

Derived forms: graveyards

Type of: land site, site

Encyclopedia: Graveyard