Definition of kirkyard in English:

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kirkyard

Pronunciation: /ˈkəːkjɑːd/

noun

Scottish
A churchyard.
Example sentences
  • For anyone with even a passing interest in the history of this area, the church and its kirkyard is a fascinating place.
  • He is buried in the little kirkyard at Parton in Galloway.
  • It was a colourful occasion in a tiny kirkyard at the top of an Angus glen.

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