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termitary

[tur-mi-ter-ee] /ˈtɜr mɪˌtɛr i/
noun, plural termitaries.
Origin of termitary
1900-1905
1900-05; termite + -ary
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  • The only glance we're permitted is at a stampede following the wrecking of a termitary.

  • Majestic and aloof it soared, dwarfing all near it—the termitary which, yesterday, had been but waist-high.

  • We're hardly on the fringe of the termitary yet—and I want to get at the heart of it, and into the depths far beneath it.

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