camposanto

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See also: campo santo

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

camposanto (plural camposantos or campisanti)

  1. A burial place or cemetery, in Italian- or Spanish-speaking regions.

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

campo (field) +‎ santo (holy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camposanto m (plural camposantos)

  1. cemetery
    Synonym: cemiterio
  2. churchyard
    Synonyms: adro, sagrado

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dating back at least to the Camposanto at Pisa, a novel city initiative begun in the thirteenth century. It derives from the Latin, campus sanctus (holy field).

Noun[edit]

camposanto m (plural campisanti)

  1. burial place or cemetery

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kampoˈsanto/, [kãmpoˈsãn̪t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -anto

Noun[edit]

camposanto m (plural camposantos)

  1. cemetery

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Mezquital Otomi: kamposanto

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