Definition of temblor in English:


Line breaks: tem|blor
Pronunciation: /tɛmˈblɔː


An earthquake.
More example sentences
  • The objective was to protect the cathedral, its occupants, and its contents during the major earthquakes and smaller temblors that could be expected over several centuries.
  • In the 70 years prior to the 1906 earthquake, a temblor of at least magnitude 6 struck the region an average of every four years, she said.
  • The temblor proved that an earthquake smaller in magnitude can cause greater damage than a more powerful earthquake.


late 19th century: from American Spanish.

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