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graveside Line breaks: grave|side
Pronunciation: /ˈɡreɪvsʌɪd/

Definition of graveside in English:


The ground around the edge of a grave: only family and close friends were at the graveside [as modifier]: a graveside address
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  • In his first sentence he stated that the funeral was a graveside burial and gave the time and place.
  • This may sound odd, but some of my happiest childhood memories have grave connotations - that is, they come from time spent by gravesides.
  • Regular visitors to a York cemetery have reacted furiously to a ‘devastating’ ban on placing ornaments and artificial flowers by gravesides.
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