earth-sheltered

adjective
earth-shel·​tered | \ ˈərth-ˌshel-tərd How to pronounce earth-sheltered (audio) \

Definition of earth-sheltered

: built partly or mostly underground an earth-sheltered house

First Known Use of earth-sheltered

1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Earth-sheltered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earth-sheltered. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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