Definition of graveside in English:

graveside

Line breaks: grave|side
Pronunciation: /ˈgreɪvsʌɪd
 
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noun

  • 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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