Definition of dungeon in English:
- For the past seventeen years he has been kept prisoner in the castle dungeons.
- What goes on inside the CIA facilities, closer to medieval dungeons than modern prisons, can only be guessed at.
- She miraculously encountered the prison dungeon and entered to get some answers.
- Whether one is driving on a race track or righting fantasy creeps in pseudo-medieval dungeons, one always has to be on guard.
- The dungeon disappeared, many characters acquired new powers, and new restrictions on placement appeared, allowing cards to be combined.
- You may also distribute your loot this way in order to make sure you can take everything not bolted down from every dungeon in the game.
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The word dungeon had two main senses when it was first used in the 14th century: ‘the great tower or keep of a castle’ and ‘an underground prison cell’. The first is now usually spelled donjon and regarded as a separate word. The core meaning was ‘lord's tower’, and the word goes back to Latin dominus ‘lord, master’, through which it is related to dame and danger.
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