Meaning of necromancy

nec•ro•man•cy

Pronunciation: (nek'ru-man"sē), [key]
— n.
  1. a method of divination through alleged communication with the dead; black art.
  2. magic in general, esp. that practiced by a witch or sorcerer; sorcery; witchcraft; conjuration.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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