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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption.

Usage examples (39)
  • A colossal tsunami destroyed the Minoan civilization in minutes
  • They were wiped out by what they called a tsunami-style wave that came over the levees and basically flattened a lot of that parish.
  • The tsunami is coming and the times they are a changin '.
  • "The mere mention of the word tsunami scares me," she says. for more
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