churchyardnoun [ C ]uk /ˈtʃɜːtʃ.jɑːd/ us /ˈtʃɝːtʃ.jɑːrd/
Examples from literature
- A small footbridge leads across the moat to the churchyard.
- I trembled and turned white, and thought of my father's grave in the churchyard, which I knew so well.
- The churchyard is exceedingly pretty, and the church most interesting.
- The clock was striking midday as they entered the churchyard.
- There is some old glass in the windows, and a cross in the churchyard.