To better see all uses of the word
The Count of Monte Cristo
please enable javascript.

Used In
The Count of Monte Cristo
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • He therefore returned by the subterraneous gallery, and arrived in time to hear the exclamations of the turnkey, who called out for help.
  • All night he heard the subterranean workman, who continued to mine his way.
  • "Follow me, then," said the abbe, as he re-entered the subterranean passage, in which he soon disappeared, followed by Dantes.
  • Pearls fell drop by drop, as subterranean waters filter in their caves.
  • No doubt in the subterranean palace Gaetano told you of.
  • Franz took the lamp, and entered the subterranean grotto, followed by Gaetano.
  • Edmond inserted his lever in the ring and exerted all his strength; the flag-stone yielded, and disclosed steps that descended until they were lost in the obscurity of a subterraneous grotto.
  • He recalled his arrival on the island, his presentation to a smuggler chief, a subterranean palace full of splendor, an excellent supper, and a spoonful of hashish.
  • After having passed with tolerable ease through the subterranean passage, which, however, did not admit of their holding themselves erect, the two friends reached the further end of the corridor, into which the abbe’s cell opened; from that point the passage became much narrower, and barely permitted one to creep through on hands and knees.
  • "Follow me, sir;" and without ascending the stairs the guide conducted him by a subterraneous passage to another entrance.
  • But beneath the ground-floor, stretching out into the island, was a large subterranean cavern, to which my mother, myself, and the women were conducted.
  • Upon issuing forth from his subterranean retreat at the expiration of five minutes, he found the abbe seated upon a wooden stool, leaning his elbow on a table, while Margotin, whose animosity seemed appeased by the unusual command of the traveller for refreshments, had crept up to him, and had established himself very comfortably between his knees, his long, skinny neck resting on his lap, while his dim eye was fixed earnestly on the traveller’s face.
  • "Now I understand," he said, "why you had me brought here to this desolate spot, in the midst of the ocean, to this subterranean palace; it was because you loved me, was it not, count?

  • There are no more uses of "subterranean" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • His voice was very deep, a subterranean rumble.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Mae hadn’t seen him since their subterranean encounter, and did not care to.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading