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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chthonian, chthonic, netheradjective

    dwelling beneath the surface of the earth

    "nether regions"


  1. chthonianadjective

    Pertaining to the underworld; being beneath the earth.


  1. Chthonian

    Chthonians are fictional creatures in the Cthulhu Mythos. The species is the creation of Brian Lumley and was first featured in his short story "Cement Surroundings" —though the creature never made a direct appearance. The chthonians had a more prominent role in Lumley's novel The Burrowers Beneath, whose title was taken from one of the stories said to have been written by Robert Blake in Lovecraft's The Haunter of the Dark.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chthonian

    thō′ni-an, adj. pertaining to the under world, subterranean.—Also Chthon′ic. [Gr. chthōn, the ground.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chthonian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chthonian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    • A. dangerous
    • B. transparent
    • C. noninvasive
    • D. sought

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