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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof.

Usage examples (31)
  • A sinkhole is a natural depression caused by the removal of soil by water.
  • The El Zacatón sinkhole is on El Rancho Azufrosa, near the town of Aldama in Tamaulipas in northeast Mexico.
  • A sinkhole is a natural depression or hole in Earth's surface, frequently caused by erosion.
  • The sinkhole is the third to appear in the area in recent months, SABC radio news reported on Monday. for more
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