Etymology
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necropolis (n.)

"large cemetery" of an ancient or modern city, 1803, from Late Latin, literally "city of the dead," from Greek Nekropolis, a burial place near Alexandria, from nekros "corpse" (from PIE root *nek- (1) "death") + polis "city" (see polis).

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Definitions of necropolis

necropolis (n.)
a tract of land used for burials;
Synonyms: cemetery / graveyard / burial site / burial ground / burying ground / memorial park
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