headstone

headstone
UK [ˈhedˌstəʊn] / US [ˈhedˌstoʊn] noun [countable]
Word forms "headstone":
singular headstone plural headstones
a piece of stone with a name and dates on it that marks a grave (= place where a dead person is buried)

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