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on or above the surface of the ground: an overground railway
having become sufficiently established, known, or accepted so as to no longer be considered avante-garde, experimental, or subversive
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  • We went to the cemeteries, with their overground, oven-like tombs, necessitated by the water-soaked condition of the soil.

    A Flight in Spring J. Harris Knowles
  • The Scotch, Irish and English overground fairies were, as a general thing, very much alike.

    Brownies and Bogles Louise Imogen Guiney
Word Origin and History for overground

"situated above ground" (as opposed to underground), 1879, from over- + ground (n.).

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