Translation of gravestone in Spanish:

gravestone

lápida, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈɡreɪvˌstoʊn//ˈɡreɪvstəʊn/

noun

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    lápida feminine
    • Inscriptions on modern gravestones tell us nothing about the people they are supposed to commemorate, he says.
    • Relatives visiting loved ones' graves thought vandals had struck when they arrived to see scores of gravestones knocked to the ground.
    • Police were called to the scene on Friday and discovered the gravestone lying at the side of the grave with the headstone turned down in the earth.
    • Vandals desecrated a 17th century graveyard when they sprayed white and gold graffiti on two ancient gravestones.
    • Jack has visited the battlefields on the Somme on numerous occasions and he presented a slide show showing some of the military cemeteries and gravestones.
    • There are gravestones in the cemetery that date back 80 years.
    • Already some dilapidated gravestones have been laid flat as a temporary measure by staff checking the stability of memorials across the city.
    • There are gravestones sinking and falling in the ground.
    • Being based on medieval gravestones and Irish history it is a fairly accurate description of the history of this small corner of Ireland.
    • DO you know what your partner wants to have inscribed on their gravestone?
    • In Florida he swam with dolphins, symbolised by two stone dolphins carved at the top of his gravestone.
    • A number of other gravestones have been similarly marked.
    • As I round the corner one of the large banners, untethered at the bottom, billows in the wind, revealing a glimpse of old gravestones in the churchyard.
    • When visiting a Jewish cemetery, it is customary to place a stone on the gravestone in memory of the deceased.
    • The council hopes to be able to provide funds to reinstate gravestones and memorials at council cemeteries which were laid flat on safety grounds recently.
    • Granite is a lasting stone - ideal for monuments like gravestones.
    • No one has taken responsibility for the gravestones over the years, some of the monuments were eight or nine feet high.
    • The gravestones were simply made of grey stone and the inscriptions seemed to be short.
    • But in the past couple of weeks he has noticed that gravestones have been broken, there are tyre marks on the grass and that the whole area is looking untidy.
    • But some gravestones are more than 100 years old and the people responsible for many modern ones cannot be traced.