[ uhn-der-strey-tuhm, -strat-uhm ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌstreɪ təm, -ˌstræt əm /
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noun, plural un·der·stra·ta [uhn-der-strey-tuh, -strat-uh], /ˈʌn dərˌstreɪ tə, -ˌstræt ə/, un·der·strat·ums.
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Where the city is now built it is fine siliceous sand, supported by an understratum of clay, which is of varied colors.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
But there is an understratum of deep, calm sea, which the breath of the wildest tempest can never reach.The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield|Emma Elizabeth Brown