Meaning of belowground

be•low•ground

Pronunciation: (bi-lō'ground"), [key]
— adj.
  1. situated beneath the surface of the earth; subterranean.
  2. no longer living; buried, as in a cemetery (usually used predicatively): All those who might have known about the incident are now belowground.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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