What is another word for Souterrain?

1 synonym found


[ sˈa͡ʊtɪɹˌe͡ɪn], [ sˈa‍ʊtɪɹˌe‍ɪn], [ s_ˈaʊ_t_ɪ_ɹ_ˌeɪ_n]

Souterrain is a French word that refers to an underground room or space. This word has several synonyms depending on its usage. If you're referring to a secret underground room used for hiding or storing things, then some synonyms include basement, cellar, dungeon, crypt, and catacomb. On the other hand, if you're referring to a living space or apartment that is partially or fully underground, then some synonyms are subterranean or underground dwelling, terrace level, or garden level. In the context of military fortifications, some synonyms include underground bunker, shelter, or hideout. Whatever context you're using it in, there are several words you can use instead of souterrain to add variety and interest to your writing.

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What are the hypernyms for Souterrain?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    burrow, catacomb, cavern, substratum, underground area, Underground structure, belowground space, subterranean chamber, subterranean space, underground level.

Usage examples for Souterrain

A loud and fiendish laugh sounded in the Souterrain, which grew fainter and fainter, till they heard it no more."
"John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1"
William Powell Frith
But as regards Bahluwan the Rebel, he abode king in his father's place and his affairs prospered, while young Malik Shah lay in the Souterrain four full-told years, till his favour faded and his charms changed.
"Supplemental Nights, Volume 1"
Richard F. Burton
He also took the Eunuch and cast them both into a Souterrain under his palace.
"Supplemental Nights, Volume 1"
Richard F. Burton

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