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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 (33)
  • 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.
  • "The northern volcano is still venting!" he shouted.
  • The volcano is acting up, so that's good for a few hours. for more
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