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basement

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1 a room or set of rooms below the surface of the ground
  • we store our bicycles in the basement during the winter

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2 the lowest part, place, or point
  • the basement of the outdoor fountain needs a lot of restoration work

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The first known use of basement was in 1730

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“Basement.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/basement. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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