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boneyard

1. A cemetery or graveyard. I refuse to walk through a boneyard at night—all the graves just creep me out.
2. A place where old, unused things accumulate. A: "It looks like our neighbors' lawn has become a boneyard." B: "Yep, everything there has five layers of rust!"

boneyard

1. n. a cemetery. I’d like to be planted in a boneyard like that.
2. n. a junkyard. (From sense 1) This old car’s ready for the boneyard.
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The Boneyard has become so high profile that last night it hosted a display by international BMX champion riders, its biggest event yet.
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The Boneyard - a vast recycling centre for military planes in the Arizona desert - has been captured in stunning high-resolution detail for the first time on this Google Earth satellite photo.
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