Quick answer
"Cemetery" is a noun which is often translated as "el cementerio", and "graveyard" is a noun which is also often translated as "el cementerio". Learn more about the difference between "cemetery" and "graveyard" below.
cemetery(
seh
-
muh
-
te
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ri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el cementerio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The travelers went to an ancient Roman cemetery.Los viajeros fueron a un antiguo cementerio romano.
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graveyard(
greyv
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yard
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cemetery)
a. el cementerio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Tatiana didn't want to live in a house right next to a graveyard because it gave her the creeps.Tatiana no quería vivir en una casa al lado de un cementerio porque le daba escalofríos.
b. el camposanto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sometimes Victor goes to the graveyard to visit his grandfather's grave.A veces Victor va al camposanto a visitar la tumba de su abuelo.
c. el panteón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When my grandfather died at the age of 93, we buried him in the family graveyard.Cuando mi abuelo murió a la edad de 93 años, lo enterramos en el panteón familiar.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(junkyard)
a. el cementerio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Hubert's front lawn looked like some sort of strange antique tractor graveyard.El jardín delantero de Hubert parecía un extraño cementerio de tractores antiguos.
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