Definition of God's acre

1. Noun. The yard associated with a church.

Exact synonyms: Churchyard
Generic synonyms: Yard



Definition of God's acre

1. Noun. (poetic) A Christian place of burial; a churchyard. ¹

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Goans
Gobannian
Gobelin
Gobelins
Gobi
Gobi Desert
Gobiesocidae
Gobiesox
Gobiesox strumosus
Gobiidae
Gobio
Gobio gobio
God
God's Will
God's Wisdom
God's acre
God's algorithm
God's gift to man
God's gift to women
God's green earth
God's honest truth
God's number
God-fearing
God-given
God-speed
God-wink
God-wottery
God Almighty
God Save the King
God Save the Queen

Literary usage of God's acre

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1. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"I like that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls The burial-ground God s-Acre I It is just; It consecrates each grave within its walls, And breathes u benison ..."

2. Popular Government: Four Essays by Henry Sumner Maine (1886)
"God s Acre Beautiful; or, the Cemeteries, of the Future. With 8 Illustrations. Svo. 7«. Orf. ROME (HISTORY o»). ..."

3. New Zealand Official Yearbook by New Zealand Dept. of Statistics (1899)
"The old church, renovated, and with its God s acre beautified, still stands ; and even the chimneys of the old mission station still smoke, though the fires ..."

4. Longfellow Day by Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1906)
"... they had garnered in their hearts, Their bread of life, alas ! no more their own. MARCH NINTH God"s-Acre Weep not, my friends! rather rejoice with me. ..."

5. Songs of Praise and Poems of Devotion in the Christian Centuries by Henry Coppée (1866)
"GOD S-ACRE. I LIKE that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls The burial-ground God's-Acre ! It is just: It consecrates each grave within its walls, ..."

6. A Book of Memories of Great Men and Women of the Age: From Personal Acquaintance by Samuel Carter Hall (1877)
"... a vain hope that some one hereafter may transport her remains from that wretched " settle •sent," and place them in some God s acre of ..."

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