grottoes

variants also grottos
plural of grotto
as in caves
a naturally formed underground chamber with an opening to the surface at the heart of the shrine is a small rocky grotto into which pilgrims can descend

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“Grottoes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grottoes. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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