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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnecropolisne‧crop‧o‧lis /nɪˈkrɒpəlɪs $ -ˈkrɑː-/ noun [countable]  an area of land where dead people are buried, especially a large ancient one syn cemetery the extensive necropolis which served the Etruscan city of Caere
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necropolisLondon is a necropolis, its every corner the site of a murder, its soil a pudding of blood and tears.A necropolis was established in Liverpool in 1825, and within five years was paying shareholders a dividend of 8%.Bonaventure is a beautiful necropolis where the storied and moneyed of Savannah live in perpetual care.The enormous necropolis is adjacent and contains hundreds of tombs cut down into the tufa over a distance of two miles.
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