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storm surge

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Definition of storm surge in English:

noun

A rising of the sea as a result of wind and atmospheric pressure changes associated with a storm.
Example sentences
  • A storm surge at high tide destroyed the dukes and killed more than 1800 people.
  • My mother insists the storm was so fierce a tidal wave came ashore, not just a storm surge.
  • We're going to have to deal with the storm surge, the wind and the rainfall throughout this event.

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