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gravestone Syllabification: grave·stone
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrāvˌstōn/

Definition of gravestone in English:


An inscribed headstone marking a grave.
Example sentences
  • DO you know what your partner wants to have inscribed on their gravestone?
  • The council hopes to be able to provide funds to reinstate gravestones and memorials at council cemeteries which were laid flat on safety grounds recently.
  • Inscriptions on modern gravestones tell us nothing about the people they are supposed to commemorate, he says.

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