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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A large cave.
  2. (noun) A large underground chamber, as in a cave.
  3. (verb-transitive) To enclose in or as if in a cavern.
  4. (verb-transitive) To hollow out.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. We have lights with us and there are lights on the walls, but still some of the cavern is shadowed by darkness. - La Valencia - one of Guanajuato's richest silver mines
  2. The word cavern does not convey any idea of this immense space; words of human tongue are inadequate to describe the discoveries of him who ventures into the deep abysses of earth. - Journey to the Interior of the Earth
  3. "Where is his mountain cavern, and how can I reach it?" - Folk Tales From Many Lands
  4. "Go to my mountain cavern," he commanded, "and bring me a sack of my buried treasure." - Folk Tales From Many Lands
  5. Be careful, now, the floor of this cavern is several feet below the opening. - The Hidden Hand


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