Definition of war grave in English:

war grave

Line breaks: war grave

noun

A grave of a member of the armed forces who has died on active service, especially one in a special cemetery that serves as a monument: his is the only war grave in the churchyard he had gone to visit the war graves in Flanders the ships in Pearl Harbor were considered war graves by the Americans
More example sentences
  • Thirteen-year-old Radcliffe girl Carol Davison, of Beech Avenue, Outwood, was to visit the war grave of her father as part of a ‘youth pilgrimage’ to Holland.
  • Why is there a solitary war grave in New Delhi Jewish Cemetery?
  • A relative of a man killed when a World War Two destroyer was sunk is to complain to the Ministry of Defence after an Orkney-based dive team removed items from the war grave.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bouffant
Pronunciation: ˈbuːfɒ̃
adjective
styled to stand out in a rounded shape...