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noun (cemeter, ies)
  1. A place where the dead are buried; a graveyard or memorial park.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: kerkhof , begraafplaats
  • French: cimetière
  • German: Kirchhof , Friedhof
  • Italian: cimitero , camposanto
  • Spanish: cementerio , campo santo , panteón (italbrac, Andes, Caribbean, Central America, Mexico)
Etymology: Middle English cimiterie < Old French cimitiere < Medieval Latin cimitÄrium < Late Latin coemÄtÄrium < Greek koimÄtÄrion < Greek koimÄn (to put to sleep).


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