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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Greek antiquity and archaeology, a monument or a burial inclosure provided by the state for a number of men, usually for those of its citizens who had fallen in a battle.

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  • noun A mass grave

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek πολυάνδριον (poluandrion).

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