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See definition of tunnels on Dictionary.com
  • nouncovered passageway
  • verbdig a passage through

synonyms for tunnels

  • channel
  • hole
  • mine
  • pit
  • shaft
  • subway
  • underpass
  • adit
  • burrow
  • crosscut
  • drift
  • passage
  • tube
  • crawl space
  • crawlway
  • hole in the wall
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How to use tunnels in a sentence

Two of the chimneys have tunnels carved through the bases, and cedar trees appear to grow out of the rock.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
We wound through the passages of the tunnels in the mountain, came out on the far side from the valley.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
A repetition of the foul-smelling wooden tunnels, the sulphur fumes, the gasping of stricken men.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
The Ivans knocked them off almost as fast as they crawled out of their underground tunnels.
SECOND VARIETYPHILIP KINDRED DICK
Raf fingered the button on his gun to "spray" as he had when he had faced the attack of the scavengers in the arena tunnels.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
One by one the spider arms of the tunnels felt out into the innermost crevices of the lode.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
They abound in secret passages and tunnels leading up to the royal palace.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
Because the railroad, dashing in and out of tunnels, often crosses the drive most unexpectedly and on the grade.
ITALIAN DAYS AND WAYSANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON
Similar tunnels were driven by the Spaniards in some of the famous mines of Peru.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
Soon they heard the sound of war-cries and the splashing of water from the tunnels.
HUNTERS OUT OF SPACEJOSEPH EVERIDGE KELLEAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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