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κοῖλος τόπος

see also:

hollow place

Aristotle METE

κοῖλος τόπος

Lucretius DRN

Seneca NQ

References for Greek and Latin

hollow place
Modern Description

written by Susanne M Hoffmann

There are different sorts of rooms in the ground, i.e. caves, of which caverns (underground caves) are a subcategory, grottos, cave arches, vaults... and other.

This term is a superordinate concept of all of these geological phenomena.

Further Remarks

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