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Origin of catacomb
OTHER WORDS FROM catacombcat·a·cum·bal [kat-uh-kuhm-buhl], /ˌkæt əˈkʌm bəl/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for catacomb
The ancient Christians dug into the volcanic tufo rock here an extensive warren of catacombs.Investors look to buck a four-week losing streak, sending global stocks higher|Bernhard Warner|September 28, 2020|Fortune
The accompanying map of part of the Catacomb of Callixtus will indicate the general plan of these subterranean galleries.
An example of both sorts is seen in the accompanying engraving of a cubiculum in the Catacomb of St. Prtextatus.
In part of an ancient arenarium converted into a cemetery in the Catacomb of St. Priscilla similar constructions may be seen.
De Rossi has given a map of the Catacomb of Callixtus, in which these areas are accurately defined.
Boniface I., having been for some time concealed in the Catacomb of Felicitas, afterwards elaborately ornamented it.