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Definition of Catacomb

Catacomb
Catacomb Cat"a*comb, n. [It. catacomba, fr. L. catacumba perh. from Gr. kata` downward, down + ky`mbh cavity.] A cave, grotto, or subterraneous place of large extent used for the burial of the dead; -- commonly in the plural. Note: The terms is supposed to have been applied originally to the tombs under the church of St. Sebastian in Rome. The most celebrated catacombs are those near Rome, on the Appian Way, supposed to have been the place or refuge and interment of the early Christians; those of Egypt, extending for a wide distance in the vicinity of Cairo; and those of Paris, in abandoned stone quarries, excavated under a large portion of the city.

Meaning of Catacomb from wikipedia

- Catacombs are human-made subterranean p****ageways for religious practice. Any chamber used as a burial place is a catacomb, although the word is most commonly...
- Catacomb 3-D (also known as Catacomb 3-D: A New Dimension, Catacomb 3-D: The Descent, and Catacombs 3) is the third in the Catacomb series of video games...
- The Catacombs of Rome (Italian: Catacombe di Roma) are ancient catacombs, underground burial places under Rome, Italy, of which there are at least forty...
- The Catacombs of Paris (French: Catacombes de Paris,  (help·info)) are underground ossuaries in Paris, France, which hold the remains of more than six...
- The Catacomb(s) of Callixtus (also known as the Cemetery of Callixtus) is one of the Catacombs of Rome on the Appian Way, most notable for containing the...
- "Humble Bundle Mojam Creation: Catacomb Snatch (Mojang)". Indie Games Plus. Pearson, Craig (22 February 2012). "Ubering Catacomb Snatch". Rock, Paper, Shotgun...
- culture Catacomb (video game) Catacomb 3-D video game Catacombs (1965 film), a British film Catacombs (1988 film), an American film Catacombs (2007 film)...
- Catacomb is a 2-D top-down third-person shooter created by developed and published by Softdisk. It was originally created for the Apple II, and later ported...
- The Catacomb culture (c. 2800–2200 BC) is a group of related cultures in the early Bronze Age occupying essentially what is present-day eastern Ukraine...
- Catacomb saints were the bodies of ancient Christians that were carefully exhumed from the catacombs of Rome and sent abroad to serve as relics of certain...
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