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catacomb

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˈkæt.ə.kuːm/ us    /ˈkæt̬-/
a series of underground passages and rooms where bodies were buried in the past: They went down into catacombs beneath the church.Places where bodies are buried or cremated
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