Subterranean Sub`ter*ra"ne*an, Subterraneous Sub`ter*ra"ne*ous, a. [L. subterraneus; sub under + terra earth. See {Terrace}.] Being or lying under the surface of the earth; situated within the earth, or under ground; as, subterranean springs; a subterraneous passage. -- {Sub`ter*ra"ne*ous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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