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necropolis

ne·crop·o·lis

necropolis

 
pronunciation:
n kra p lihs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: necropoleis, necropolises
definition: a burial place, esp. a large cemetery of an ancient city.
derivation: necropolitan (adj.)
Word Parts
The word necropolis contains the following parts:
necr, necro Greek root that means dead; death
synonyms:
mort
 
pol, polit, polis Greek root that means city, citizen