: a subterranean roomespecially: a vaulted chamber under a church
Examples of undercroft in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebFirst, officials requested rooms with more space at existing locations where possible, such as moving voting from a church’s undercroft and into its gym.
Duard Headley, The Enquirer, 2 Nov. 2020 The café is located in Edward III's medieval undercroft (a cellar or storage room), which has been used for centuries as the estate's wine cellar.
Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 10 Mar. 2020 New exhibits will be added, and visitors will be able to see the massive pilings and foundation that support the memorial in its undercroft.
Michael E. Ruane, Washington Post, 14 June 2018 While the Abbey had a smaller museum in the 11th-century undercroft off the cloisters until 2015, the new gallery offers space for four times as many objects for a total of 300.
Dana Rose Falcone, PEOPLE.com, 30 May 2018
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