how to pronounce catacomb


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catacomb is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of catacomb


  1. An underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves, used (in former times) as a cemetery; a tunnel system used for burying the dead, as in Paris or Ancient Rome.

catacomb frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word catacomb occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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