the underground

Definition of the underground

:a group of people who secretly work to oppose or overthrow a government

Word by Word Definitions

underground play
  1. : beneath the surface of the earth

  2. : in or into hiding or secret operation

  1. : a subterranean space or channel

  2. : an underground city railway system

  3. : a movement or group organized in strict secrecy among citizens especially in an occupied country for maintaining communications, popular solidarity, and concerted resistive action pending liberation

  1. : being, growing, operating, or situated below the surface of the ground

  2. : conducted by secret means

  3. : existing outside the establishment


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