Definition of burying ground in English:

burying ground


  • another term for burial ground
    • ‘After San Francisco officials banned burying grounds in the growing metropolis in 1901, interment sites cropped up (or, under) to the south.’
    • ‘In this Congress, the House Commerce Committee has become the burying ground for any legislation to curtail the greed of big tobacco.’
    • ‘The first thing you notice about New Orleans are the burying grounds - the cemeteries - and they're a cold proposition, one of the best things there are here.’
    • ‘Now a marble obelisk commemorated the sacredness of the little burying ground and into its face was carved the words, ‘The Lost Cause.’’
    • ‘He told his audience not to go into burying grounds looking for tall monuments to important people.’