Definition of cavern in English:
1A cave, or a chamber in a cave, typically a large one.
- The cavern is a natural cave carved into the rock by the sea, and widened into an underground canal by human hands.
- Our group spent a whirlwind two days diving the islands and experienced the full gamut of the caverns, caves and reefs that make up the Poor Knights experience.
- Dominated by the spectacular natural arch called the Azure Window, its caves and caverns are among the most scenic dives I have encountered.
large cave, grotto, underground chamber/gallery, vault
1.1Used in similes and comparisons to refer to a vast, dark space: the dark cavern of the main performance hall rouses me from the cavern of sleep
More example sentences
- In some deep, dark cavern of his mind, Austin knew he had lost something too.
- It's like you're finally emerging from the deep, dark cavern of your own mind.
- Whatever it was, she soared easily back into the wide chamber, up the steps, and out into the vast cavern where the city should have been and wasn't.
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