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earthslip Line breaks: earth|slip
Pronunciation: /ˈəːθslɪp/

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Definition of earthslip in English:


A collapse of a mass of earth from a mountain or cliff.
Example sentences
  • Earthslips are a common hazard in tropical lands.
  • An unexpected earthslip wiped out of existence parts of several villages.
  • Should an earthslip occur after the reservoir is filled the consequences would be severe.

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