overground

adjective

Definition of overground

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: situated over or above ground operate injuriously to the overground system— Alvin Johnson

overground

noun
plural -s

Definition of overground (Entry 2 of 2)

: establishment sense 6 the underground medium as it grows often takes on the characteristics of the overground— R. J. Glessing overground press

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First Known Use of overground

Noun

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for overground

Adjective

over entry 2 + ground

Noun

over entry 2 + ground

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The first known use of overground was in 1971

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“Overground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overground. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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