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dungeon

noun

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a dark underground space in a castle used for keeping prisoners
  • The king threw them into the dungeon.

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The first known use of dungeon was in the 14th century

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“Dungeon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dungeon. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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