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English definition of “catacomb”


noun [C usually plural]     /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
(Definition of catacomb noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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