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landslide

land·slide

landslide

 
pronunciation:
laend slaId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process or result of a fall or slide of earth or rock, esp. in great amounts, down a steep slope.
Aftershocks from the earthquake caused additional landslides.
similar words:
avalanche, slide
definition 2: a victory by a wide margin, esp. of a candidate or a party in an election contest.
The challenger won the election by a landslide.
similar words:
runaway
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