Definition of Necropolis. Meaning of Necropolis. Synonyms of Necropolis

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Definition of Necropolis

Necropolis
Necropolis Ne*crop"o*lis, n.; pl. Necropolises. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; ? a dead body, adj., dead + ? city.] A city of the dead; a name given by the ancients to their cemeteries, and sometimes applied to modern burial places; a graveyard.

Meaning of Necropolis from wikipedia

- A necropolis is a large, designed cemetery with elaborate tomb monuments. The name stems from the Ancient Gr**** νεκρόπολις nekropolis, literally meaning...
- Burials in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis in Moscow began in November 1917, when 240 pro-Bolshevik victims of the October Revolution were buried in m**** graves...
- The Vatican Necropolis lies under the Vatican City, at depths varying between 5–12 meters below Saint Peter's Basilica. The Vatican sponsored archeological...
- Necropolis Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the west side of the Don Valley near Riverdale Farm. Opened in 1850...
- The Theban Necropolis is a necropolis on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (Luxor) in Upper Egypt. It was used for ritual burials for much of...
- London Necropolis may refer to Brookwood Cemetery, also known as the London Necropolis The London Necropolis Company, operators of Brookwood Cemetery...
- The Varna Necropolis (Bulgarian: Варненски некропол) (also Varna Cemetery) is a burial site in the western industrial zone of Varna (approximately half...
- Makli Necropolis (Urdu: مکلی کا شہرِ خموشاں‎; Sindhi: مڪلئَ جو مقام‎) is one of the largest funerary sites in the world, spread over an area of 10 square...
- The Glasgow Necropolis is a Victorian cemetery in Glasgow, Scotland. It is on a low but very prominent hill to the east of Glasgow Cathedral (St. Mungo's...
- Necropolis is a 1970 Italian-British horror-fantasy film directed by Franco Brocani. A dissertation on human evil through the ages, it is considered a...