What does the word cimmerian mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Densely dark; shrouded in gloom.

Usage examples for cimmerian

  1. Even the sea freezes, and the whole Cimmerian Bosphorus, and the Scythians who live within the trench travel on the ice and drive over it in waggons. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  2. In fifteen days later, a day light the most brilliant would have replaced a midnight the most Cimmerian. – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  3. I sink down into a Cimmerian darkness here; it seems as if the Stygian pools of blackness had closed over me, and a cry of anguish goes forth from my inmost soul, piercing the dark depths to learn what is spirit? – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur