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1Cimmerian

adjective Cim·me·ri·an \sə-ˈmir-ē-ən\

Definition of CIMMERIAN

:  very dark or gloomy <under ebon shades … in dark Cimmerian desert ever dwell — John Milton>

Examples of CIMMERIAN

  1. <a wealthy recluse who lived in Cimmerian isolation in a decaying Victorian mansion>

First Known Use of CIMMERIAN

1580

2Cimmerian

noun

Definition of CIMMERIAN

:  any of a mythical people described by Homer as dwelling in a remote realm of mist and gloom

Origin of CIMMERIAN

Latin Cimmerii, a mythical people, from Greek Kimmerioi
First Known Use: 1584

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