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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nec·ro·man·cy /ˈnɛkrəˌmæn(t)si/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nec·ro·man·cy n.  The art of revealing future events by means of a pretended communication with the dead; the black art; hence, magic in general; conjuration; enchantment. See Black art.
 This palace standeth in the air,
 By necromancy placèd there.   --Drayton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or
           evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
           [syn: sorcery, black magic, black art]
      2: conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying