necropolis definition

  • noun:
    • A cemetery, especially a big and elaborate one belonging to an old city.
    • A large cemetery, specifically among elaborate construction in a historical town.
    • A city of this lifeless; a name written by the ancients for their cemeteries, and sometimes put on modern burial places; a graveyard.
    • A cemetery; especially, among cemeteries of ancient individuals.
    • a tract of land employed for burials

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