Necropolis

A cemetery, literally 'city of the dead'.

Necropolis

The Greek word meaning; 'city of the dead' normally describes large and important burial areas that were in use for long periods.
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necropolis

Large cemetery or burial ground. Originally, the name was applied to cemeteries attached to ancient cities, in particular a suburb of Alexandria, Egypt. Ancient examples are found in Asia Minor,...
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Necropolis

Ne·crop'o·lis noun ; plural Necropolises . [ New Latin , from Greek ...; ... a dead body, adj., dead + ... city.] A city of the dead; a name given by the ancients to their cemeteries, and sometimes applied to modern burial places; a graveyard.
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Necropolis

• (n.) A city of the dead; a name given by the ancients to their cemeteries, and sometimes applied to modern burial places; a graveyard. • (n.) A city of the dead; a name given by the ancients to their cemeteries, and sometimes applied to modern burial places; a graveyard.
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necropolis

(from Greek nekropolis, `city of the dead`), in archaeology, an extensive and elaborate burial place of an ancient city. In the Mediterranean world, ... [3 related articles]
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necropolis

necropolis 1. A cemetery; especially a large, elaborate, or ancient one. Literally, “city of the dead.” 2. A cemetery, especially one of large size and usually of an ancient city. 3. A historic or prehistoric burial ground.
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Necropolis

[browser game] Necropolis is a browser game implemented in Adobe Flash. It was released in October 2008 and is the first game by game designer and programmer Gregory Weir. It was sponsored by Spanish gaming portal MiniJuegos.com. ==Gameplay== User play as `Ms. Lilian Trevithick, lady adventurer and radical steam technician, who has come to ...
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Necropolis

[disambiguation] A necropolis is a city of the dead (i.e. a cemetery city or mythical place). Necropolis may also refer to: ...
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Necropolis

A necropolis is a large ancient cemetery with elaborate tomb monuments. The word derives from the Ancient Greek νεκρόπολις nekropolis, literally meaning `city of the dead`. The term implies a separate burial site at a distance from a city as opposed to tombs within cities, which were common in various places and periods of history. The.....
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necropolis

necropolis: see cemetery.
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necropolis

City of the dead, a term for a burial ground.
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Necropolis

[Judge Dredd story] Necropolis is a 26-part Judge Dredd epic by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, published in 1990 in 2000 AD progs 674–699. The story was the subject of extensive foreshadowing in the comic, beginning with The Dead Man (progs 650–662), followed by `Tale of the Dead Man` (progs 662–668), and finally three stories colle...
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