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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A subterranean cemetery consisting of galleries or passages with side recesses for tombs.

Usage examples (30)
  • My next dream travel destination is the Capuchin catacombs in Palermo.
  • Apis at Memphis while they lived; and being mummied after death, were buried in catacombs prepared for them in the desert.
  • "The catacombs is the cross roads of the world," he told me.
  • The catacombs were a depressing place in a world of depressing places. for more
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