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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subterranean, subterraneousadjective

    being or operating under the surface of the earth

    "subterranean passages"; "a subsurface flow of water"

  2. subterranean, subterraneous, ulterioradjective

    lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)

    "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell

Wiktionary

  1. subterraneousadjective

    subterranean

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Subterraneal, Subterranean, Subterraneous, Subterradjective

    Subterranean or subterraneous is the word now used. Lying under the earth; placed below the surface.

    Etymology: sub and terra, Lat. sousterraine, Fr.

    Metals are wholly subterrany, whereas plants are part above earth, and part under. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    In subterranies, as the fathers of their tribes, are brimstone and mercury. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    The force
    Of subterranean wind transports a hill
    Torn from Pelorus, or the shatter’d side
    Of thund’ring Ætna, whose combustible
    And fuel’d entrails thence conceiving fire,
    Sublim’d with mineral fury, aid the winds. John Milton.

    Alteration proceeded from the change made in the neighbouring subterraneal parts by that great conflagration. Boyle.

    Tell by what paths, what subterranean ways,
    Back to the fountain’s head the sea conveys
    The refluent rivers. Richard Blackmore.

    Let my soft minutes glide obscurely on,
    Like subterraneous streams, unheard, unknown. John Norris.

    This subterraneous passage was not at first designed so much for a highway as for a quarry. Addison.

    Rous’d within the subterranean world,
    Th’ expanding earthquake unresisted shakes
    Aspiring cities. James Thomson.

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  1. subterraneous

    Subterraneous refers to something that exists, operates, or is situated beneath the surface of the earth. It can relate to anything from natural formations like caves and tunnels to human-made underground structures. Alternatively, it can also metaphorically indicate something hidden or secret.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subterraneousadjective

    being or lying under the surface of the earth; situated within the earth, or under ground; as, subterranean springs; a subterraneous passage

  2. Etymology: [L. subterraneus; sub under + terra earth. See Terrace.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Subterraneous in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Subterraneous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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