Complete Definition of "catacomb"

Image:Catacombes Paris FRA 002.jpg|thumb|right|The catacombs of Paris.
English
Etymology
Late Latin, catacumba
Noun
catacomb plural catacombs

  1. an underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves, used (in former times) as a cemetery

Note: often used in the plural

Translations
trans-top|an underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves
German: Katakombe f
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