Meaning of necropolis

ne•crop•o•lis

Pronunciation: (nu-krop'u-lis, ne-), [key]
— pl. -lis•es.
  1. a cemetery, esp. one of large size and usually of an ancient city.
  2. a historic or prehistoric burial ground.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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