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vŏrāgo , ĭnis, f. voro,
I.an abyss, gulf, whirlpool, depth, chasm.
I. Lit., of watery depths: “summersus equus voraginibus,Cic. Div. 1, 33, 73: “vastāque voragine gurges Aestuat,Verg. A. 6, 296; Cat. 17, 26; Curt. 8, 14, 8: “explicet se Cotta, si potest, ex hac voragine,Lact. 2, 8, 55.—Of a gulf or chasm in the earth, Liv. 7, 6, 1; Curt. 8, 14, 2.— Poet., of a devouring maw or stomach: “ventris,Ov. M. 8, 843.—
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