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- n. A very remote place.
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- n. a very remote and inaccessible place
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In Roman times it was far from the back of beyond hermitage of legend, being a well populated area, and that very cave was a centre for the worship of the goddess Diana Lucifera the ‘light bringer’ or Illuminatrix.