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tombstonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtumˌstoʊn/ (also gravestone,  /ˈɡreɪvˌstoʊn/ , headstone,  /ˈhedˌstoʊn/ )
a ​cutstone with writing on it that ​marks where a ​deadperson is ​buried
(Definition of tombstone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tombstone”
in Arabic شاهِد القَبْر…
in Korean 묘비…
in Portuguese lápide…
in Catalan làpida…
in Japanese 墓石…
in Chinese (Simplified) 墓碑…
in Turkish mezar taşı…
in Russian надгробная плита…
in Chinese (Traditional) 墓碑…
in Italian pietra tombale…
in Polish nagrobek, tablica nagrobna…
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