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See also: Souterrain
souterrain (plural souterrains)
- (archaeology) An underground chamber or passage sometimes used as a store, especially one associated with Iron Age settlements.
- 1885: Now when my son saw that I separated them, he secretly built this souterrain and furnished it and transported to it victuals, even as thou seest; and, when I had gone out a-sporting, came here with his sister and hid from me. — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Night 11
- Hyphenation: sou‧ter‧rain
souterrain m (plural souterrains)