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necropolis (s) (noun), necropolises (pl)
1. A cemetery; especially a large, elaborate, or ancient one; literally, "city of the dead": The most interesting necropolises Karin visited were built above ground because of the scarcity of dry land in the city.
2. A historic or prehistoric burial ground: There were widespread protests when the government announced plans to bulldoze the ancient necropolis in order to build a museum of tolerance.
A cemetery.
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This entry is located in the following units: necro-, necr-, necron-, -necrosis, nekro- + (page 6) polis-, polit-, poli- (page 3)
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A large, elaborate, or ancient cemetery; also known as the "city of the dead". (1)