Definition of resting place in English:

resting place


  • Used in reference to the grave or death:

    ‘he would share her final resting place in the cemetery’
    • ‘Having placed a basket of roses at her brother's grave she took pictures to show the family his final resting place.’
    • ‘Archaeologists from York believe they may have found the final resting place of one of the most legendary beauties of the ancient world.’
    • ‘Moves are underway to commemorate the memory of a forgotten Westport soldier whose final resting place is an unmarked grave.’
    • ‘Following the service, Father Ray's body was lowered to his final resting place in a grave in the Church's cemetery.’
    • ‘The latest find was the final resting place of an infant, carefully laid in a stone-lined hollow, with more stones placed on top of the body.’


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