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English definition of “necropolis”

necropolis

noun [C]     /nekˈrɒp.əl.ɪs/ US  /nekˈrɑː-/
an ancient cemetery (= piece of ground where people are buried )Ancient history: before 500 ADPlaces where bodies are buried or cremated
(Definition of necropolis noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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