Definition of earthfall in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəːθfɔːl/


A collapse of a mass of earth from a mountain or cliff.
Example sentences
  • Rounded natural steps led to the top of the Divide on the southern side where the earthfall had originated.
  • This first description of knee dislocation involved a patient who was a miner and injured his knee in an earthfall.
  • The Marine platoon on Vegas, near Bunker Hill, took cover in its last remaining bunker as shells rained down, and then was sealed in by an earthfall.

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