A cemetery, literally 'city of the dead'.
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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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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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; 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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• (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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(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 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 is a Gothic novel by author Basil Copper. It was published by Arkham House in 1980 in an edition of 4,050 copies. It was Copper`s third book published by Arkham House. ==Plot summary== The novel is set in Victorian England. Clyde Beatty, a private investigator, is hired by Angela Meredith to investigate her father`s
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[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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necropolis: see cemetery.
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City of the dead, a term for a burial ground.
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Necropolis is a fantasy novel by British writer Anthony Horowitz. It is the fourth novel in his Power of Five series. The book is set in London, Peru, Miami, Ukraine, Macau and Hong Kong. The book was released in the United Kingdom and Australia on 30 October 2008. It is a rewrite of the corresponding Day of the Dragon, rel
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A Necropolis is a city of the dead (i.e. a cemetery city or mythical place). It can also refer to: ...
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Necropolis is the eighth studio album by the Polish death metal band Vader. The album was released on Nuclear Blast on August 21, 2009. A video was shot for the song "Never Say My Name" which is based partially on the book "The Gospel According To Satan" by Patrick Graham. On April 8, 2009, Vader released the first part of their stu
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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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My own work. I thook this image myself. This is the biggest transmission tower on West Peak in Meriden, Connecticut. It is owned by AT&T. It was built on the peak in the 1960s as a microwave relay tower. In the spring of 1998, the hure parabolic reflector antennas were removed to make way for newer transmission technology. ...
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