resting place

resting place
UK [ˈrestɪŋ ˌpleɪs] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "resting place":
singular resting place plural resting places
1) a place where a person or animal can stop and rest

birds in search of a resting place

2) formal the place where someone is buried
someone's final/last resting place:

St Petersburg was the final resting place of the Russian tsars.

English dictionary. 2014.

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