Definition of kirkyard in English:

kirkyard

noun

Scottish
  • A churchyard.

    • ‘The committee agreed by five votes to four not to grant permission for siting the plaque on the kirkyard wall.’
    • ‘In five minutes the great open space was as empty of living men as Greyfriars kirkyard on a weekday.’
    • ‘For anyone with even a passing interest in the history of this area, the church and its kirkyard is a fascinating place.’
    • ‘He is buried in the little kirkyard at Parton in Galloway.’
    • ‘It was a colourful occasion in a tiny kirkyard at the top of an Angus glen.’

Pronunciation:

kirkyard

/ˈkəːkjɑːd/