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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An opening in the earth's surface through which molten rock or ash is thrown up. Also: A hill or mountain of ash and molten rock.

Usage examples (36)
  • What cosmic forces had led me to this precise moment that saw me, once again, dancing on the rim of the volcano?
  • The summit of the volcano is around 5000 ft (1650 m) above sea level.
  • Yesterday, scientists issued what they call a volcano advisory, that is the highest warning before an eruption.
  • The Lassen volcano is a much-visited national park. for more
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