adjective Also sub·ter·ra·ne·ous.
Words nearby subterranean
OTHER WORDS FROM subterraneansub·ter·ra·ne·an·ly, sub·ter·ra·ne·ous·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for subterraneous
It is suggested that radium may be responsible for this subterraneous heat.The Story of Evolution|Joseph McCabe
But this first, though apparently the most appalling, is not the most destructive effect of these subterraneous combustions.The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 2 (of 2)|John Ayrton Paris
Many were found the next day in the subterraneous passages of the Castle, with symptoms of recovering animation.Social England under the Regency, Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Ashton.
A goat, which fell into the opening, discovered the subterraneous passage.
A further descent leads into a subterraneous chapel, lit up with lamps, which are kept continually burning.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. I of II)|Charles Bucke