Meaning of catacomb
Pronunciation: (kat'u-kōm"), [key]
- Usually,an underground cemetery, esp. one consisting of tunnels and rooms with recesses dug out for coffins and tombs.
- the subterranean burial chambers of the early Christians in and near Rome, Italy.
- an underground passageway, esp. one full of twists and turns.
- catacomb (Thesaurus)