Definition of necropolitan in English:

necropolitan

adjective

  • Of or belonging to a necropolis; (more generally) that suggests or is concerned with death or dying; mournful, melancholy, funereal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Littell's Living Age. From necropolis + -itan, after cosmopolitan, metropolitan.

Pronunciation

necropolitan

/ˌnɛkrə(ʊ)ˈpɒlɪt(ə)n/