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LC control 85034477
LC classificationNA2880 Architecture
TH2150 TH2160 Building
Topical headingCrypts
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See alsosubdivision Tomb under names of individual persons; and subdivision Tombs under classes of persons, names of individual families, royal houses, dynasties, etc.
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Church architecture
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Found inCambridge dictionaries online, July 7, 2015 (crypt: a room or rooms under the floor of a church where people are sometimes buried)
Macmillan dictionary online, July 7, 2015 (crypt: an underground room where the bodies of dead people are buried, usually under a church)
Oxford dictionaries online, July 7, 2015 (crypt: An underground room or vault beneath a church, used as a chapel or burial place)
Merriam-Webster dictionary online, July 7, 2015 (crypt a : a chamber (as a vault) wholly or partly underground; especially : a vault under the main floor of a church. b : a chamber in a mausoleum), July 7, 2015 (crypt: A crypt is a vault for burying the dead, which is often underneath or part of a church building. Type of: burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture - a chamber that is used as a grave)