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Cimmerian

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adjective Cim·me·ri·an \sə-ˈmir-ē-ən\

Definition of Cimmerian

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

Examples of cimmerian in a sentence

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

1580

First Known Use of cimmerian

1580


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Cimmerian

noun Cim·me·ri·an

Definition of Cimmerian

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

Origin and Etymology of cimmerian

Latin Cimmerii, a mythical people, from Greek Kimmerioi


First Known Use: 1584



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