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synonyms for necropolis

  • catacomb
  • charnel
  • churchyard
  • crypt
  • graveyard
  • sepulcher
  • tomb
  • vault
  • God's acre
  • boot hill
  • charnel house
  • city of the dead
  • funerary grounds
  • potter's field
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How to use necropolis in a sentence

We then came to the Necropolis of St. Miniato, a church considered to be one of the oldest on the continent.
FROM THE THAMES TO THE TIBERJ. WARDLE
The Necropolis has been robbed to form the collections of Salt, Drouetti, and others.
THE OVERLAND GUIDE-BOOKJAMES BARBER
Only one sepulchre now remains open in the Necropolis, half way up the slope of a mound called the Poggio Reale.
ROMAN MOSAICSHUGH MACMILLAN
Near the cathedral is a cemetery called the Necropolis, situated on very elevated ground, and highly attractive.
THE CATHEDRAL TOWNS AND INTERVENING PLACES OF ENGLAND, IRELAND AND SCOTLAND:THOMAS W. SILLOWAY
Demetrios betook himself to a part of the wood which sheltered the Necropolis of the high priests of the goddess.
ANCIENT MANNERSPIERRE LOUYS
Yonder is the Necropolis of Thebes, with the tombs that once contained the mortal remains of the mighty ones of Egypt.
PHAROS, THE EGYPTIANGUY NEWELL BOOTHBY
Leaving Memphis we go on to Sakkara, for thousands of years the ancient Necropolis or burying-ground.
REMINISCENCES OF TRAVEL IN AUSTRALIA, AMERICA, AND EGYPTRICHARD TANGYE
The moon was risen over the city of the living that lay opposite the Necropolis of Thebes.
UARDA, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Mr. George and the boys rambled about the Necropolis some time longer, and then went on.
ROLLO IN SCOTLANDJACOB ABBOTT
The wide street extends in length along the Gymnasium from the Necropolis to the Canobic gate.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
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