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necropolisnoun [C]

uk   /nekˈrɒp.əl.ɪs/  us   /nekˈrɑː-/
an ​ancient cemetery (= ​piece of ​ground where ​people are ​buried)
(Definition of necropolis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “necropolis”
in Chinese (Simplified) 古冢,古代坟场…
in Chinese (Traditional) 古塚,古代墳場…
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