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  • n. A cave or underground room.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cave or room under ground.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Underground; subterranean.
  • n. A cave or room under ground.
  • n. In geology, a terrane beneath an overlying terrane.


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  • I watched men in moon suits bury drums of nuclear waste and I thought of the living rocks down there, the subterrane process, the half-life, the atoms that decay to half the original number.


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  • If subterrane an granaries, or others, there fore, can be contrived below that temperature, the evil will be cured by cold.

    Notes on the State of Virginia

  • Giulia, whom he left in the treasure chamber (as that apartment of the robbers 'hold was called), and then hastened after those who had penetrated into the subterrane of the convent.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • When the subterrane was thus cleared of the living, and the dead alone remained in that place which had so long been their home, and was now their tomb, Demetrius ordered his forces to disperse and return to their quarters in Florence in the same prudent manner which had characterized their egress thence a few hours before.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • Those who were in the treasure-chamber felt the ground shake beneath their feet; the sides -- although hollowed from the solid rock -- appeared to vibrate and groan, and the aperture leading into the subterrane of the convent was closed up by the massive masonry that had fallen in.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • "And by what means can access be obtained to this subterrane?" demanded the marquis.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • Demetrius and Francisco, and all carrying their drawn scimiters in their hands, the corps proceeded along a vast vaulted subterrane, paved with flag-stones, until a huge iron door, studded with nails, barred the way.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • When they were enabled to collect their scattered ideas, and the incidents of the last half-hour assumed a definite shape in their memories, the sound of hymn and bell had ceased -- the chamber of penitence was deserted -- the silence of death reigned throughout the subterrane -- nor did even the faintest shriek or scream emanate from the cell in which the victim was entombed.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf


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