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Etymology

From Ancient Greek νεκρόπολις (nekropolis) “city of the dead”, from νεκρός (nekros) “dead” + πόλις (polis) “city”.

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /nɛˈkɹɒ.pɒ.lɪs/

Noun

Singular
necropolis

Plural
es

necropolis (es)
  1. A large cemetery, especially one of elaborate construction in an ancient city.

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