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necropolis


necropolis

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Definition of NECROPOLIS

a piece of land used for burying the dead <an ancient necropolis that has given archaeologists valuable insights into how people once lived and died>
Related Words catacombs, churchyard; crypt, grave, mausoleum, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb, vault

February 27, 2015
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