Definition of tomb noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//tuːm//
; NAmE NAmE//tuːm//
Historic buildings
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a large grave, especially one built of stone above or below the ground the tombs of the Pharaohs See related entries: Historic buildings Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French tombe, from late Latin tumba, from Greek tumbos.
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