Definition of God's acre in English:

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God's acre


A churchyard.
Example sentences
  • After the liturgy, local seedlings are planted in a ‘God's acre’ previously prepared and blessed by leaders.


Early 17th century: from German Gottesacker, Dutch Godsakker.

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