Etymology

1. catacomb

noun. ['ˈkætəˌkoʊm'] an underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome).

Etymology

  • catacombe (French)
  • catacomba (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Catacomb

  • honeycomb
  • lancome
  • lincicome

Example sentences of the word catacomb


1. Noun, singular or mass
Which catacomb participants see depends on the time of year.

2. Adjective
Although tour operators offer catacomb trips, the tunnels themselves are not considered safe by Ukrainian officials.

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