An old cemetery overlooking the sea.
An example of a cemetery is a grassy area with headstones.
Origin of cemeteryEcclesiastical Late Latin coemeterium from Classical Greek koim?t?rion, sleeping place (in LGr(Ec), cemetery) from koiman, to put to sleep; akin to keimai, to lie down: see home
Origin of cemeteryMiddle English cimiterie from Old French cimitiere from Medieval Latin cimitērium from Late Latin coemētērium from Greek koimētērion from koimān to put to sleep ; see kei- in Indo-European roots.
From Middle English cimiterie, from Old French cimitiere, from Medieval Latin cimitērium, from Late Latin coemētērium, from Ancient Greek κοιμητήριον (koimētērion), from κοιμάω (koimaō, “I put to sleep”); compare cœmeterium.