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Meaning of CIMMERIAN

Pronunciation:  si'meereeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness; "the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt"-Norman Douglas
 

CIMMERIAN is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: dark
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cim*me"ri*an\, a. [L. Cimmerius.] [Written also
{Kimmerian}.]
1. Pertaining to the Cimmerii, a fabulous people, said to
   have lived, in very ancient times, in profound and
   perpetual darkness.

2. Without any light; intensely dark.

         In dark Cimmerian desert ever dwell.  --Milton.

 

 

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