cavern cavern  /ˈkæ vərn/


  1. (n) any large dark enclosed space
  2. (n) a large cave or a large chamber in a cave
  3. (v) hollow out as if making a cavern

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  1. Its cavern sloped up and back and seemed to lead to a passage, but nobody ventured in.
  2. Especially staggering in HD, the 11 episodes traveled from pole to pole, from the peaks of mountains to underwater caverns to capture nature as rarely seen by humans.
  3. Next day the pilot was to put on a show at the dedication of the airport's new terminal building, a great, shiny green-glass cavern with an aluminum and stainless-steel structure.


  1. Geologist endorses plan for LPG storage in Schuyler County

    Critics still concerned about cavern's safety
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Elmira Star-Gazette

  2. Miami faces ‘must-win’ in Game 2

    MIAMI — Dwyane Wade said the Heat face “a must-win’’ in the truest sense. Game 2 of the NBA Finals is Sunday night at AmericanAirlines Arena and another Miami loss would put the defending champions in an 0-2 cavern with the series then shifting for three straight games in San Antonio...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: New York Post


  1. "We'd get stranded at 13 or 14 and hike through the cavern or cliff and climb down it to get back to the car," Mickelson said. "Those are some of the fondest memories I have of my game."
    on Jun 15, 2005 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Kinsley, who knew Lennon and Paul McCartney in the 1960s, added: "It really did make a big impression on me seeing the Beatles on that first night at the Cavern, because it just changed my outlook. I thought 'My God, I have just seen the best thing...
    on Dec 8, 2005 By: Billy Kinsley Source: Dominican Today

  3. "I didn't think [Glitter] was a good role model and I wouldn't myself have wanted to put his name up," West Derby MP Bob Wareing told the Telegraph newspaper. "I understand the club wanting to put across the history of the Cavern club and...
    on Nov 30, 2008 By: Bob Wareing Source: Pollstar

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