[hahy-puh-jee-uh m, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒi əm, ˌhɪp ə-/

noun, plural hypogea
[hahy-puh-jee-uh, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒi ə, ˌhɪp ə-/ (Show IPA)
Ancient Architecture. the underground part of a building, as a vault.
an underground burial chamber.
noun (pl) -gea (-ˈdʒiːə)
an underground vault, esp one used for burials


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