catacomb

[n] - an underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)
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Catacomb

• (n.) A cave, grotto, or subterraneous place of large extent used for the burial of the dead; -- commonly in the plural.
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catacomb

noun an underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)
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Catacomb

[video game] Catacomb is a 2-D top-down third-person shooter created by John Carmack. It was originally created for the Apple II, and later ported to the PC. It should not be confused with The Catacomb, which is the second game in the series (originally named Catacomb II, but later renamed). It supports EGA and CGA graphics. In the game you...
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Catacomb

Cat'a┬Ěcomb noun [ Italian catacomba , from Latin catacumba perhaps from Greek kata` downward, down + ky`mbh cavity.] A cave, grotto, or subterraneous place of large extent used for the burial of the dead; -- commonly in the plural. » The terms is supposed to h...
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Catacomb

Catacombs ( derived from the Greek kata, meaning down, and kumbos, meaning a hollow or recess) are caves or subterranean places for the burial of the dead, the bodies being placed in graves or recesses hollowed out in the sides of the cave. Caves of this kind were common amongst the Phoenicians, Greeks, Persians, and many oriental nations.
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catacomb

Subterranean burial chamber used during the Roman Empite. Catacombs were used for burial, not only by Christians, but they are usually associated with Christianity because the Christians held services in the catacombs while they were still persecuted by the Romans (First to early fourth centuries A.D., though the persecution was not always severe a...
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catacomb

subterranean cemetery composed of galleries or passages with side recesses for tombs. The term, of unknown origin, seems to have been applied first ... [5 related articles]
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catacomb

Underground burial chambers, such as the catacombs of the early Christians. Examples include those beneath the basilica of St Sebastian in Rome, where bodies were buried in niches in...
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catacomb

Underground burial chambers, such as the catacombs of the early Christians. Examples include those beneath the basilica of St Sebastian in Rome, where bodies were buried in niches in the walls of the tunnels
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