cave settlements

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Scope note
Settlements that are located entirely or mostly in caves, usually having had development beginning with natural caves, which may have then been enlarged by excavation. For single dwellings or a relatively small number of structures in caves, use "cave architecture" or "rock-cut architecture."
cave settlements
Accepted term: 17-Jun-2024