camposanto

See also: campo santo

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

camposanto (plural camposantos or campisanti)

  1. A burial place or cemetery, in Italian- or Spanish-speaking regions.

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

campo (field) +‎ santo (holy).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

camposanto m (plural camposantos)

  1. cemetery
    Synonym: cemiterio
  2. churchyard
    Synonyms: adro, sagrado

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ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Dating back at least to the Camposanto at Pisa, a novel city initiative begun in the thirteenth century. It derives from the Latin, campus sanctus (holy field).

NounEdit

camposanto m (plural campisanti)

  1. burial place or cemetery

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kampoˈsanto/, [kãmpoˈsãn̪t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -anto

NounEdit

camposanto m (plural camposantos)

  1. cemetery
    Synonym: cementerio

DescendantsEdit

  • Mezquital Otomi: kamposanto

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