Translation of graveyard in Spanish:

graveyard

Pronunciation: /ˈgreɪvjɑːrd; ˈgreɪvjɑːd/

n

  • 1.1 (burial ground) cementerio (m), panteón (m) (Mexico/México) an automobile/elephants' graveyard un cementerio de automóviles/elefantes to go to the graveyard [euph & dated] pasar a mejor vida [euphemistic/eufemístico]
    More example sentences
    • He was buried beside my mother in the graveyard beside the church in the little town near our ranch.
    • The graveyard was used from the beginning, as poor people who went to the workhouse couldn't afford to be buried in the church graveyards.
    • She cycled on, through the winding streets of the village to the graveyard beside the old stone church.
    1.2 (place of failure) Hollywood was the graveyard of his hopes en Hollywood quedaron enterradas sus esperanzas

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