Definition of necropolis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

necropolis

 noun
noun
NAmE//nəˈkrɑpələs//
 
(pl. necropolises
NAmE//nəˈkrɑpələsəz//
 
)
 
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a cemetery (= place where dead people are buried), especially a large one in an ancient city
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: necropolis