One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The location of a person's grave.
- ‘I'm a big history buff, so I started driving around the country visiting the homes and gravesites of past presidents, and I couldn't sell any of the articles I was writing about them.’
- ‘There is also evidence that our ancestors had a great belief in life after death, and an example is gravesites of the Gravettians.’
- ‘Artifacts on those installations include shrines, gravesites, sculptures and prehistoric dolmens.’
- ‘With an understanding that these old houses and cane fields tell no story to those who are removed from their history, the maintenance of the gravesites is a necessary act in the preservation of ancestry.’
- ‘In the Marshall Islands, World War II gravesites are washing away.’
- ‘To prepare, villagers clean gravesites, adorning them with breads, candy, flowers, and samples of the favorite foods and drinks of the departed.’
- ‘Now, you were at the gravesite of the late King Fahd.’
- ‘Such programs include trips to Jewish heritage sites, former battlefields, military or regimental museums, and military gravesites.’
- ‘But I don't think it's quite time to put a deposit on a gravesite either.’
- ‘Now Marcus, you and I were talking earlier about some of the names of possible bodies that might be in this gravesite.’
- ‘Tell us about the empty gravesites, and how do you even go forward mourning those that haven't even been identified or recovered?’
- ‘The intense grief wells up again at Noa's gravesite.’
- ‘He kept a horse and a cow in his backyard, which was also ultimately home to as many as 18 canine gravesites.’
- ‘Gacy told police where they could find the body and police marked the gravesite in the garage, but they did not immediately begin digging.’
- ‘The King's music played continuously, as his fans walked past the gravesites of Elvis, his parents and his grandmother.’
- ‘The locations for gravesites of many statesmen are well-known, whether it be President Kennedy at Arlington Cemetery or Grant's Tomb in New York City.’
- ‘The clandestine Sufi orders - chiefly the Naqshbandiya and Qadiriya - survived, as did itinerant mullahs, makeshift mosques, and the pilgrimages to the gravesites and shrines of saints that are so central to Sufism.’
- ‘The location of the gravesite and the direction and the location that she ultimately gave to police was in a completely different direction to where the body was actually buried.’
- ‘Carried in Ghanaian-made caskets, these Africans are just a few of hundreds exhumed from a centuries-old gravesite in New York City.’
- ‘Each year, Soldiers and other service members honor those who have served before them by placing flags on the gravesites.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.