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The railway line into Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey was called the London Necropolis Railway

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek νεκρόπολις (nekrópolis, city of the dead), from νεκρός (nekrós, dead) + πόλις (pólis, city).

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  • IPA(key): /nɛˈkɹɒ.pə.lɪs/

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necropolis (plural necropolises or necropoleis or necropoles)

  1. A large cemetery, especially one of elaborate construction in an ancient city.

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