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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: cimitere, from Late Latin coemeterium, from Greek koimeterion 'sleeping room, burying place', from koiman 'to cause to sleep'

cemetery

noun
     
Related topics: Death
cem‧e‧tery plural cemeteries [countable]
MX a piece of land, usually not belonging to a church, in which dead people are buried [↪ graveyard]

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