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cimmerian


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cimmerian  \Cim*me"ri*an\,  a.  [L.  Cimmerius.]  [Written  also 
  {Kimmerian}.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  the  Cimmerii  a  fabulous  people,  said  to 
  have  lived,  in  very  ancient  times,  in  profound  and 
  perpetual  darkness. 
 
  2.  Without  any  light;  intensely  dark. 
 
  In  dark  Cimmerian  desert  ever  dwell.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cimmerian 
  adj  :  intensely  dark  and  gloomy  as  with  perpetual  darkness;  "the 
  Cimmerian  gloom...a  darkness  that  could  be  felt"-Norman 
  Douglas  [syn:  {Cimmerian}] 




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