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Noun tombstone has 1 sense
  1. gravestone, headstone, tombstone - a stone that is used to mark a grave
    --1 is a kind of stone; memorial, monument
    --1 is a part of grave, tomb

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A tombstone is a large stone or monument placed over a grave to mark the final resting place of a deceased person. It typically contains the person's name, birth and death dates, and often includes a short inscription or epitaph.

Sample Sentences:

  1. He ordered a custom-made tombstone for his beloved wife's grave.
  2. The cemetery was dotted with weathered and moss-covered tombstones.
  3. Visiting his grandfather's tombstone brought back a flood of memories.
  4. Local legends tell haunting stories about certain tombstones in the old cemetery.

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