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Meaning of cavern

cav•ern

Pronunciation: (kav'urn), [key]
— n.
  1. a cave, esp. one that is large and mostly underground.
  2. a cavity that is produced by disease, esp. one produced in the lungs by tuberculosis.
—v.t.
  1. to enclose in or as if in a cavern.
  2. to hollow out to form a cavern.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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