1) N-COUNT A graveyard is an area of land, sometimes near a church, where dead people are buried.

They made their way to a graveyard to pay their traditional respects to the dead.

2) N-COUNT: usu sing, oft N of n (disapproval) If you call a place a graveyard of particular things, you mean that there are many broken or unwanted things of that kind there.

This had once been the greatest port in the world, now it was a graveyard of rusting cranes.

3) N-COUNT: usu N for/of n If you call an event or place the graveyard for particular people or their hopes, you mean that those people have often failed in such events or in that place. [WRITTEN]

Europe has been the graveyard for American golfers recently.

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