adjective Also sub·ter·ra·ne·ous.
Examples from the Web for subterranean
Subterranean explorers puzzled over the mysterious red door that cut off access to underground tunnels leading to the bunker.
Edie Sedgwick, the subterranean princess, was undoubtedly interesting and fun.Bob Dylan and the Writing of ‘Blonde on Blonde’ at the Chelsea Hotel|Sherill Tippins|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Michael Jackson will lie in repose over no fewer than 13 subterranean floors, each holding intriguing secrets.
Each new group gets a subterranean ovation for being a part of this wonderful thing, for being a part of this New York niceness.
The place I inhabit, if not subterranean in the strict sense of the word, is at least a dwelling covered by the ground.The Bee Hunters|Gustave Aimard
Sound of a subterranean roar, with a blast at the orifice, informed her of their 'very deep happiness in the privilege.'One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
Indeed, a strong light, shed by a lamp, suddenly appeared in the subterranean prison.The Abbatial Crosier|Eugne Sue
Communication between kiva and tower was by means of a subterranean passage.Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado|Anonymous
The ground trembled as if from the convulsion of some subterranean spirit.A King of Tyre|James M. Ludlow