God’s acre


God’s acre

God’s acre Word Origin noun

  1. a cemetery, especially one adjacent to a church; churchyard.

Origin of God’s acre 1610–20; translation of German Gottesacker Related Words for god’s acre tomb, garden, graveyard, mortuary, cemetery, crypt, sepulcher, catacomb, vault, churchyard, charnel, ossuary, necropolis, grave, Golgotha, boneyard British Dictionary definitions for god’s acre God’s acre noun

  1. literary a churchyard or burial ground

Word Origin for God’s acre C17: translation of German Gottesacker

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