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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wave on the surface of a lake or landlocked bay.

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  • A seiche is the sloshing of a closed body of water from earthquake shaking.
  • It is famed for having touched off a full-scale tsunami - more correctly known as a seiche - with huge waves crashing all the way across the lake.
  • Gardes-Tamine, Joëlle, Saint-John Perse ou La stratégie de la seiche.
  • Most important would be Chicago, or what was left of Chicago after the seiche in Lake Michigan had produced a tidal wave effect and destroyed much of the city proper. for more
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