Definition of fogou in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊɡuː
, -ɡəʊ/

noun (plural fogous)

A form of artificial underground passage or chamber found in Cornwall.
More example sentences
  • A fogou or underground passage lies 130 m. to the south.
  • It would also have been difficult to get anything in and out of the fogou through the tiny entrances.
  • These people use the fogou as their spiritual center for ceremony, initiation and teaching.


from Cornish fogo, fougo.

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