kirkyard

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Etymology[edit]

From kirk +‎ yard.

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Noun[edit]

kirkyard (plural kirkyards)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) A churchyard, especially one in Scotland.
    • 2011, Norman Davies, Vanished Kingdoms, Penguin 2012, p. 60:
      It stands in the kirkyard only six miles from the battle site […].

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